Is it possible to show the same issue in multiple swimlanes?

We use a rapid borad to plan and visualize the content for certain teams in the long run. From period to period there is new planning and we would like to show which of issue we take on in the new period (i do not want to call them sprints, because they are not).

Unfortunately the top most swimlane catches an issue and the issue is not *catchable* anymore by swimlames below the first one.

Is there a way to achieve that behaviour and show an issue on multiple swimlane?

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I don't think it is possible to show one issue several times in the same board. The swimlanes is just a way to sort and group the content on the board.

There is one situation though when an issue can show twice and that is if you have an issue with a sub-task, then the parent issue will be shown (greyed-out) above the subtask if the parent and subtask are in different columns, but that is a completely different thing.

If you need the issue to show in a swimlane below you will have to work on your swimlane queries more.


// Svante

Thanks for the explenation. It seems obvious now that this is not possible :S Since the swimlanes are a way of filtering and grouping of the underlying board filter.

We might reconsider how we structure our issues. Maybe we should use parent - subtask relationship for that as you suggested.

Glad to help!

Yes, the structuring of issues is really key here. It is usually hard to create an efficient board if not the underlying structure is good!

Please, mark the answer as accepted if you are satisfied with it!

Have a great day!

// Svante

We decided to add mor structure to our ticket hierarchy, thanks for the help :)

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