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inherit field value from Epic to Task

Hi guys,


Our structure is made in a was that we group Tasks (not stories) into Epics. I need to inherit a value of a field from the Epic to the task.
Currently I use a Post Function "Copy field value from parent issue " upon creation of the task in the workflow of the task.
However it works perfectly well only for the task -> sub-task relation.

Do you know how I can make it work for Epic -> task relation?

Also is it possible to go even deeper to work for Epic -> task -> sub-task relation? I guess it should not be a problem.

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I think you would need a plugin for it like Power Scripts, ScriptRunner, Automation for Jira or something like this.

You can not make the "Copy field value from parent issue " post function work for Epic.

I have a plugin to inherit fields from parent but it's not working between Epic and Task though I did connect them using an Epic Link on the Task's create page.

Has anyone validated that you can achieve the inheritance of a field value from epic to task behaviour using one of these plug-ins?

I'm just assessing which is the best tool to use and trial...?

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