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copy field X value A to field Y value

How can i copy a field value using an automation rule with "More options" "Additional Fields" ?

I want to set the value of the field "Account" (tempo field) to the same vale as the Jira custom field "Company Code".


I tried this:

  "update": {
    "Account": [
        "set": {"value": "issue.Company Code"}


But this gives me an error:

Action details:

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Error editing issuesWNG-1109 (Can not deserialize instance of java.lang.Long out of START_OBJECT token at [Source: N/A; line: -1, column: -1] (io.tempo.jira__account))

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Hi @Maurice Stassen 

You appear to be missing the curly brackets around the smart value for your field.  Please try this one for your JSON.

    "fields": {
        "Account": {{issue.Company Code}}

Here is the documentation on using the advanced editing with JSON to give you more ideas:


Also, if you are unsure about the names of the smart value for your fields, you can try this technique to identify them:

Best regards,


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