Add, view, and remove dependencies between issues

Dependencies between issues

For company-managed projects

Users with the Link issues permission can add or remove dependencies.

Anyone with access to the project can view dependencies. Learn more about managing company-managed project permissions.

For team-managed projects

Users with the Link any issue permission can add or remove dependencies.

Anyone with access to the project can view dependencies. Learn more about managing access to your team-managed project.

You can link issues in the timeline that are contingent on others being completed first. You can also simply see which issues may be blocked due to another. All issue types can have dependencies.

Add a dependency

To create dependencies between items, you can:

  1. Select the link icon and drag it to the dependent item.

  2. Drag and drop the link here to complete the dependency between the two items.

alt="User is adding a dependency to a task on the timeline."

View dependency details

To view the dependency details, you can:

  1. Select the connected line

  2. Or, select the link icon .

alt="User is viewing dependency details in the timeline view."

Remove a dependency

To remove the dependency, you can:

  1. Select the connected line you’d like to remove.

  2. Select the unlink icon on the item you’d like to unlink.

alt="User unlinks the dependency between issues in the timeline view."

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