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Sintax for performing math operations on Automation

Hi, I have the following scenario.  I'm creating an automation rule where I need to get one custom field minus another custom field and then the result multiply it by another custom field.  So far I have this:

{{#=}}{{(issue.customfield_10463}} - {{issue.customfield_10465})} * {{issue.customfield_10466}}{{/}}

Let's say I have these values:

issue.customfield_10463 = 50

issue.customfield_10465 = 40

ssue.customfield_10466 = 12

What I need is to have (50-40)*12 = 120 but I don't know how to group it, and right now it's performing like this: 50-40*12 = -430.

Any help would be appreciated.

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Hi @Raúl Eduardo Echeverría Urbina -- Welcome to the Atlassian Community!

Did you copy that smart value expression directly from your rule, or retype it in your post?  I am asking as you have some misplaced parenthesis and curly brackets, so perhaps check that.

You could also do this using the dot-notation to chain the functions, such as:


I believe those process left-to-right rather than in order-of-operations with the {{#=}} syntax.

Kind regards,

Thanks, the dot-notation worked perfectly.

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