Automatic assign to the last assignee - how to?

Hi Everyone,

we need a solution for a transition: when an issue is transitioned back from "In clarification" to "in progress" we want the assignee automatically set back to the original assignee as it was in "in progress". So:

Status:           Assignee:

In progress      User A

In clarification  User B

In progress      User A


Is there a post function for this?




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You could store the original assignee in a custom field (called originalAssignee for example) when the issue is set to in progress. Then when the issue is transitioned from "In clarification" back to "In progress", you can set the assignee to originalAssignee.

To set custom fields in a post condition you can use the JIRA Suite Utilities plugin.



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Hi, I use it all the time with the Script Runner plugin. You can add a postfunction Assign to last role member in a transition. It's not exactly what you are searching for but with a few modifications on the project roles you can work it out.

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