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Smart value to update a line in custom field.

When I'm trying to use this {{issue.description.match("(Customer Account\:.{0,15})")}} smart value in Jira automation. 

The field result is like this Customer Account: "Customer Account:  XYZ  " 

Is it possible to update only the name XYZ in the Customer Account field?  

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Hi @Zubair Khan

I haven't tried this myself, but you could try to do use a smart value with the replace function like this:

{{issue.description.replace({{issue.description.match("(Customer Account\:.{0,15})")}}, "Customer Account: NEWVALUE")}}

Does that work for you?

Alternatively, you could also store the value of Customer Account into a custom field. That's the way I'd prefer (without knowing your exact use case) in order to use it for filtering in other views.


Hi @Matthias Gaiser _K15t_ 

Thanks for the response.

My use case is, I need to copy a line from description field to a custom field "customer account"

When I use this  smart value it's not working.  

{{issue.description.replace({{issue.description.match("(Customer Account\:.{0,15})")}}




I see. Then I made it more complex than it was intended. You could simply use this statement then:

{{issue.description.match("Customer Account\:(.{0,15})")}}

Note that I have moved the rounded brackets to the actual part which you want to extract.


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@Matthias Gaiser _K15t_ 


Thanks a lot. It's working 

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