Update custom field with user who perform the transition in workflow

Ravi Kumar Boddu April 1, 2024

We want to update the user details who perform the specific transition in the workflow into  a custom field. I don't see any post function that support this . Is there anyway that we achieve this?

 

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Walter Buggenhout
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April 1, 2024

Hi @Ravi Kumar Boddu,

With the update custom field post function you can edit the custom field you have probably created for this and use '%%CURRENT_USER%%' to fill out the user performing the transition.

Hope this helps! 

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Sreenivasaraju P
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April 1, 2024

Hi @Ravi Kumar Boddu ,

You can try automation like copy current user to custom field.

refer similar question

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Jira-Software-questions/JIRA-Automation-Add-Current-User-to-Custom-Field/qaq-p/1478453

 

Suggestion  provided by @Walter Buggenhout also a better option.

 

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Ravi Kumar Boddu April 2, 2024

Thanks for the details, this doesn't allow to compare the existing value before updating the field.

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