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Adding usert to watchers Post-Function


i've found that script on your side ( i'm trying to use clone issue and link post-function and i need to add one custom user to watchers. I've tied to use script but id doesn't work:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

def watcherManager = ComponentAccessor.getWatcherManager()
def userManager = ComponentAccessor.getUserManager()

doAfterCreate = {
def userKeyToAddAsWatcher = "anuser"
def watcher = userManager.getUserByKey(userKeyToAddAsWatcher)

if (watcher)

{ watcherManager.startWatching(watcher, issue) }

else {
log.warn("User with key: $


does not exist therefore would not be added as a watcher")


Do you know how to resolve this?

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Wow that was a quick reply:)


Tkanks - i've made it work

You are welcome!

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