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I don't know how to write code.


I need help! My experience with Jira has primarily the front end. I find myself needing to write a bit of code. I need to write code for a subtask/s to be triggered on a post function. I need a subtask to be triggered on the Create transition of my workflow. When the Partner issue type is selected i need 3 subtasks created (security, diligence and review). I also need it once created to be assigned to my supervisor. Any assistance with this will be appreciated!

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John M Funk Community Leader Jun 25, 2021

Hi Shawn,

Have your tried using Automation For Jira for this? You probably can get by without writing a lot of code. 

There is a free version called Automation Lite that you could try out. And a full blown paid version called Automation Pro. 

Hi John. The instance we have doesn't allow subtasks to be automated. It weird. I tried automation first bit subtask/s isn't a selectable option for me.

John M Funk Community Leader Jun 25, 2021

Are you using the Lite or Pro version?

Not sure if it's lite or pro. These are my options when i try using automation. Subtask isn't an option. This is why i chose to try the post function route.

John M Funk Community Leader Jun 25, 2021

This looks like the built in automation tool for Jira Service Management projects. Automation for Jira would be a Marketplace add-on.

This page will show you the differences in functionality between the paid and free versions:

You can also do a free trial on the paid version to see if it works for you if the Lite version is missing the functionality. 

Sweet!! Thank you!

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