In order to convert checklist item to Jira issue:
- Mouse over the checklist item and click the Convert button.
It will open the Create Issue dialog with pre-filled values for Project and Summary.
Description will contain a key of the issue from which the checklist item comes, and the item's description, if there is any.
If the Due date issue field is visible, it will be pre-filled with the first valid date from the item, if there is any.
- In Create Issue dialog, click Create button:
- Enjoy the created issue (the original checklist item is marked completed and receives a link to created issue):