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Can I use values from custom fields in an automation?

I would like to build an automation in Jira in which the value of the second field can be read from a user-defined field (cascading selection list) and written to "Assigned person". How does this work?

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Hi @Emilia  -- Welcome to the Atlassian Community!

Please take a look at this post on getting the information from cascading fields:

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Marketplace-Apps-Integrations/How-can-I-copy-a-cascading-select-value-with-Automation-for-JIRA/qaq-p/585395

Best regards,

Bill

Hi Bill, thanks a lot for your help! Your solution worked.

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Hi @Emilia ... I am glad to hear that helped. Please consider marking this question as answered.  That will help others in the community find solutions faster.  Thanks!

Iago Docando Community Leader Jul 07, 2021

I can do that for you, Bill.

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Iago Docando Community Leader Jun 30, 2021

Check https://support.atlassian.com/jira-software-cloud/docs/smart-values-general/, specially where it talks about  {{issue.[Custom Field]}} 

@Emilia yes you can do that. You need to create automation to copy a value from the field which u want to another Field (this field should be text field) using Custom field number and use smart values.

check these

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Jira-Software-questions/How-do-I-add-Comments-to-be-displayed-under-filter-for-active/qaq-p/1729413#M145936

 

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Jira-Software-questions/Project-Automation-to-copy-values-from-quot-Log-Work-quot-field/qaq-p/1722363#M144676

 

Let me know if this helps

Thanks

Sadeesh N

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