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update custom field when Jira issue commented through Automation Edited


I want to update Jira issue custom field, capture current user who is making comment on Jira issue through Automation.

Can anyone help me?

Thanks in advance,

Bhavin Acharya.

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Hi @Bhavin Acharya You can do this easily :- 

Select Trigger “Issue Commented” >> Action “Edit Issue Field “ >> Select Field which you want to update >> put in description of field 


then Save 




Thanks @Vikrant Yadav

Please find attached screenshot.

I got your solution till second-last step of your comment but could not get your last step i.e. "put in description of field". Where can I find description? can you please guide me?Capture.JPG

Hi @Bhavin Acharya  First Select the field which you want to update>> Is it a text field or User Picker ?

If it's a User picker :- {{}}

Edit issue.PNG



For user picker :- User picker.PNG

Like Vikrant Yadav likes this

Cool :) Glad to hear it helps you.

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