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How do I convert a story in Jira into an epic?

I am having the exact problem that this person is having:

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As you might have noticed people in the forums ask the poster to supply more information such as screenshots, logs, plugins. You could do that, too. –  slhck Mar 18 '11 at 16:03

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I just learnt how to do this...

  1. On the Story Page, select the "More Actions" dropdown
  2. then choose the "Move" option
  3. On the following dialog you'll be able to change the issue type to an epic
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Go to edit the story. From the edit page (popup in my case) you can change the story type to "Epic".

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But - how in this case do you set the "Epic Label". I end up with "unnamed" when I do this. –  GreenAsJade Jun 7 at 5:21

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