Can bugs be added to tasks?

I have created a sub task under my client project called internal testing. I now want to start adding issues to it, but have found that there is no easy way of doing this. I have created a work around of linking the bugs to the sub task but this will take a long time especially if there are many bugs. I have also used the version to specify the specific piece of work the Bugs relate to, but this is noot the solution i require. Is there any way i can do this easily? As we plan to let our clients use the system for User Acceptance testing and i am sure they wont want to create eaxch isuue then link them to the sub task.

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Hi vanessa,

Correct me if I am wrong, but I believe that having subtasks of subtasks is what you are after - adding "bug" subtasks to the "internal testing" task.

JIRA doesn't support sub-subtasks, but there is an open feature request for it:

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-4446

Please vote for and comment on the issue so we can prioritize it.

In the meantime, you might want to turn "internal testing" into it's own parent issue type, where you can just then add bug subtasks.

There is also a commercial plugin you can use to get this functionality. It is linked on the feature request.

-Simon

Hi,

Thanks for your response. For the time being i have managed to use your work around. I have voted on the feature and hope to see it implemented in future versions

Vanessa

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