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Jira post function to add watchers

I'm looking for help with a script to add watchers as a post function during issue creation.  One that is working with Jira v8 would be great help.  Existing community info is a little dated and I didn't notice and v8 references.

 

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John Funk Community Leader Apr 28, 2020

Hi Brent,

You are going to need some type of add-on, either JMWE, ScriptRunner or Automation For Jira. Any of them will work. 

You can see this previous post as some guidance.

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Jira-questions/How-to-add-watchers-using-post-function-without-scripting/qaq-p/1224981

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