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Last updated Dec 27, 2018

Apply template

This section provides information on how to apply template to the issue.

While using Apply template, you will be able to autocomplete fields in your issue, with values defined in particular template. Apply template option supports only created issues.

Before you start, check the template’s Autocomplete in Set of fields section. Don’t leave an empty values in Set of fields tab.

Note

Apply template uses Edit Screen. You need to add Template custom field to Edit Issue screen in your project settings.

Warning
Apply template doesn’t support Epic and Story issue types.

Applying a template to issue

Steps

  1. Create an issue or go to the existing one.
  2. Complete fields and click Create (if you create a new one).
  3. Click on More.
  4. Choose Apply template from the list.

  5. Select a target template.
  6. Click Apply.

Note

Templates are applied with their sub-tasks only if sub-template’s Stage is empty. Read more about Stages here.

Applying a template to sub-task

Steps

  1. Create a sub-task or go to the existing one.
  2. Complete fields and click Create (if you create a new one).
  3. Click More.
  4. Choose Apply template from the list.

  5. Select a target template.
  6. Click Apply.

Result

Template is applied to issue.