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How can I transfer field value from subtask to a parent ?

Hi, when user fill the subtask issue field, I want to transfer (copy) this value to a parent issue, for better and most easily way to get all the summary.


My automation creates 4 subtasks, after that, users fills all relevant fields for them, then I want to copy that filled values to a parent issue somehow, into description field or to the same fields but in the parent issue, doesn't matter, is that possible via Jira Automation ?

Thank you in advance. 

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Hi @Alex Baker ,

Here are some common cases of Jira automation:

Your case is similar to the 2nd part of Synchronizing parent issues and sub-tasks. Please try it.

Hope this helps!

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Hi @Alex Baker,

I am Marlene from codefortynine.

An alternative solution would be possible with Dynamic Custom Fields for Jira. With our app you can create dynamic custom fields using Jira expressions, which computes field values from existing issue data.

E.g. it is possible to display the status of the parent issue in the subtasks. 

dynamic-custom-fields_parent-status.pngOur app provides a lot of templates, but it is also possible to write your own custom expression.

If you have questions (e.g. how to write your own custom expression), don't hesitate to reach out to us. 

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