Use case

This calculated field returns the number of all issues linked to the current issue as blockers. Additionally only those issue will be taken into account which are still unresolved.


Create a new Calculated Number Field (by JWT) custom field and name it properly.

Providing a description will help you to identify what the custom field does but this step is optional.

Parser expression

Add the following expression:

Math expression for Calculated number field:
count(filterByResolution(linkedIssues("is blocked by"), ""))
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To achieve this, the following functions are used:

Add the field to the relevant view screens.

Remember: All calculated fields are read-only and cannot be manually updated on a create or edit screen.

Check the results

Once configured and added to an issue screen, the result will look like this:

If you still have questions, feel free to refer to our support team.