Can we perform action on a Issue's Key mentioned in another issue's label?

Chitra Raj February 24, 2024

Dear All,

 

I am new to Jira Automation, I have below situation:

During creation of an Issue-1 , I am adding a Issue-2' Key in Label field.

Now, in automation I am extracting Issue-2's Key from Label in a Variable {{IssueKey}}.

Is there any possibility to get Issue-2's field information like summary in Automation?

like: {{IssueKey.Summary}}

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Bill Sheboy
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February 24, 2024

Hi @Chitra Raj 

Yes, that is possible using JQL to find the issue in a rule: key = {{varYourVariableName}}

Depending upon what you want to do with the issue fields, you could use either a Branch on JQL or use the Lookup Issues action to access them.

https://support.atlassian.com/cloud-automation/docs/jira-automation-branches/
https://support.atlassian.com/cloud-automation/docs/jira-automation-actions/#Lookup-issues

 

If you post an image of your complete rule and explain how you are trying to use the issue data / fields, the community will be better able to suggest ideas.

 

Kind regards,
Bill

Chitra Raj February 25, 2024

Hi @Bill Sheboy

Thank you for your answers. I used lookup issues.

I endeavored to achieve automation for adding X-ray Tests to Test Executions in bulk, and it functions impeccably. :). I achived that with Excel VBA but wanted to do with Jira itself.

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