Script Runner: Create sub-task with specific label



I use Script Runner's postfunction to create some sub-tasks during a transition. Is there a way to set new individual labels to a few of the sub-tasks? I tried "issue.label = somelabel;" at the additional issue actions, but it won't work.




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You should use LabelManager.addLabel() to add labels like this:

LabelManager labelManager = ComponentAccessor.getComponent(LabelManager)
labelManager.addLabel(ComponentAccessor.getJiraAuthenticationContext().getUser(), issue.getId(), "label", false)

I use JIRA 7.1.4 and Script Runner 4.3.1 so i had to change it to

LabelManager labelManager = ComponentAccessor.getComponent(LabelManager)
labelManager.addLabel(ComponentAccessor.jiraAuthenticationContext.getLoggedInUser(), issue.getId(), "Label", false)

But it still doesn't work, my log says

/secure/WorkflowUIDispatcher.jspa [c.o.s.jira.wo
rkflow.ScriptWorkflowFunction] Script function failed on issue: DEMO-525, actionId: 221, file: null
com.atlassian.jira.util.dbc.Assertions$NullArgumentException: issueId should not be null!
        at com.atlassian.jira.util.dbc.Assertions.notNull(
        at com.atlassian.jira.issue.label.DefaultLabelManager.addLabel(
        at com.atlassian.jira.issue.label.LabelManager$addLabel$ Source)

Is this on the issue create transition? It looks like issue.getId() is null when you pass it to the add label method.

You should place postfunction after issue creation function.

I use the transition between open and in progress. In this transition there is only the create sub-task postfunction, so I can't move it around.

When subtask is created you can get created issue into CreateResult variable. Use it to get issue id. Could you provide code to create a subtask?

the problem is the "additional code" section runs before the issue is actually created.

You could try putting Vasily's code in a "doAfterCreate" closure, eg:

doAfterCreate {
  // add label

it may work.

sadly it doesn't work. Seems to me that there is no option for this.

Hi Ja,

Combining the feedback you got from the guys above, try 

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.label.LabelManager
doAfterCreate = {
	def labelManager = ComponentAccessor.getComponent(LabelManager)
	labelManager.addLabel(ComponentAccessor.jiraAuthenticationContext.getLoggedInUser(), issue.getId(), "Label", false)

If it still doesn't work please attach the error you get




Hi Thanos,


Thank you very much! Now it works fine. 




Cool. The doAfterCreate closure is not documented yet but it will be in the next documentation update (which will be soon)

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