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In JIRA Next-Gen project, how can I add a bug as a sub-task to a story

I am using the Next-Gen Scrum project, I wanted to add a sub-task under a story but change its issue type from Sub-Task to a bug.

We have this requirement as we wanted to track the bugs about a story as subtasks of that story, also with this, we should be able to assign those bugs to individual developers.

If I try and add a new issue type it is not showing under the types for a sub-task.

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these can be achieved but not recommended

Create sub-task issue type shown in attached image

104.JPGso whenever you create these issue type under that story it will be linked as sub-task for the same. you can name it as a bug

Thomas Schlegel Community Leader Jul 23, 2019

Agree with @shetty ,

I would never ever use the same name for a Standard Issue Type and a Sub-Task Issue Type. You will totally confuse your users with a configuration like that.

I would name it something else like Issue or Story-Bug, the need here is to have sub-tasks under a story and mark them as bugs. 

@shetty the approach you suggested is not possible in Next-Gen project I suppose, while adding an issue type it is not asking whether to add as Standard Issue Type or Sub-Task Issue Type.

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Eoin Atlassian Team Jul 23, 2019


@Rohan_Peshkar you can have one subtask issue type in a next-gen project and tou can rename that issue type to be what you want... https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirasoftwarecloud/set-up-issue-types-in-next-gen-projects-949233753.html

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