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You want to apply, for a Sub-Task with some of their Custom Field be updated with Parent Custom Field values.
How it works
By defining this Workflow Function in a Transition of your workflow, you are able to force some of Sub-Task's Custom Field to be updated with those of Parent Issue.
Configuring the Feature
To configure the Inherit CustomFields Post-Function, please follow these steps :
- Since this Workflow Function does not need to be associated with a screen containing the concerned CustomFields, the function can be added in any Workflow Transition.
It might be:
- A Common Transition,
- Or a Global Transition.
If you want to keep these fields synchronized, it will be preferable to removed concerned CustomFields from the Edit Screen of the Sub-Task, and implement then in all transiitons.
Note that if you need to use such Post-Function in a Initial Transition (Create Transition), you have to check that the Post-Function is used :
If it is not respected you will experience an error message when trying to perform the transition.
- Add the Inherit CustomFields Post-Function to any wanted transition.
For more information on adding a Post Function in Workflow, please see JIRA: Adding a Post Function
- Its configuration allows you to specify which CustomFields have to be inerited from the Parent Issue.
- You will end up with a transition looking like:
And the XML Declaration as follow :
<post-function > <function type="class"> <arg name="customFieldsSelected">customfield_10260,</arg> <arg name="full.module.key">fr.alkaes.minyaa.jira-plugin-minyaa-workflowsinheritcustomfields-function</arg> <arg name="class.name">fr.alkaes.myaawf.workflow.postfunction.InheritCustomFieldFromParentFunction</arg> </function> </post-function>
Post-Function for inherit Priority Customfields from Parent Issue
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