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copy field from epic to child issue

Hi Experts,


I have to custom field with the value in EPIC. i want to copy the custom field value from epic to child issues when tickets created.

I have tried with JMWE but no luck, can someone suggest a way to solve this.

I have JMWE and Script runner add-ons.


Thanks in advance

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Hi @Techie ,

you can achieve this by adding to the Create transition a Copy field value from linked issues post-function, selecting the field to copy and "belongs to Epic" as the Issue Link Type:


Hi @David Fischer _Appfire_ 


Thanks, man it worked, I tried this before but Issue link type I have selected the wrong value.

coskunt1 I'm New Here Aug 13, 2021

Very cool. However, if I understand that right, that copies field values of the parent epic to the child issue, while the child issue is the triggering issue. That means, for each child I need to repeat it?


If so, is there also a possibility to propagate field values from the epic to ALL its child-tasks?

@coskunt1 it depends on when you want to propagate the field value. During a transition of the Epic, or when the field is edited on the Epic, even outside of a transition?

If the latter, then you want to have a look at Event-based Actions.

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