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How to automate a checklist or Tasks field with smart values?

I am trying to automate a checklist style list in the description section of a Jira ticket. Or, automate tasks to populate in the ticket. The end goal is to automate a checklist of tasks that can physically be checked off. 

 

Any ideas would be welcome! Thank you. 

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Another option could be to use; https://marketplace.atlassian.com/apps/1220209/issue-checklist-for-jira-free?hosting=cloud&tab=overview 

A little more complicated to automate but the checklist values are exposed in Jira's RESt API. 

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Curt Holley Community Leader Oct 19, 2020

Easiest way would be to create a set of sub-tasks that can be physically moved to "Done".

Either via a manual trigger/Create Sub-task or at the start of each Sprint etc...whatever suits your situation.

I ended up using Tasklist for Jira because that is what we have in our instance. It worked by using automation to create the task itself, then in the description I used 

{tasklist}INSERT NAME OF TASKLIST{tasklist} 

 

this did the trick, thanks everyone 

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