summary and short description

hi all,

we are facing an issue, that i don't know if anyone have encounter it before.

we would like to copy some text, after a specific character, to another field.

an example would be:

"ABC1234 - Example of an issue"

that is our summary for each field, where we have an internal number for each issue, and a brief description.

our intention is to copy everything after the ' - ' to a new custom field.

i have searched and didn't find any possible solution (perhaps i didn't look on the right places??)

is there any solution/workaround we can try to apply, without recurring to any paid add-ons (like script runner, that we don't have a license)?

thanks

best regards,

Hugo

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No, you need code to do this.

I'm curious too.  What use would this be?  You've got the issue key and summary already (better than "internal number and brief description" - at a glance you're needlessly duplicating functionality)

Hi Nic,

thanks for you answer.

the issue key and our internal number and not the same. we have a few issues (with different issue types) under an issue type project. so the issue key will never be the same as the internal number we have.

i do understand you point though.

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Hi Hugo,

You could write your own plugin. As you might have noticed this is non available in functionality in JIRA. I don't really see how you would achieve this without for example Script runner.

Br, Niclas

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Hi Niclas,

Thanks for your comment.

I will look into the plugin creation. 

thanks again.

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