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Automation for JIRA to clear a field value Edited

Please help to create an automation that clears a fields value using Automation for JIRA.

3 answers

Hi Andrew,

I don't know your full use case but note that there are out-of-the-box Jira workflow post functions that can clear a field.

This is currently what i have but it does not work.

Hey Andrew, 

Thanks for reaching us. I'm from Automation for Jira team :)

It seems that you're trying to clean the custom field Baseline end date, right?

So, can you try to remove the additional field configuration?  


edit field.png

Then, you'll need to keep this field empty, and with this configuration, your field will be empty.

1c2ee3f7-e622-4369-968f-31c0cfb5c410.pngCan you give a try and let me know how it goes?

Have a nice day!



Hi Chris,

I stumbled upon this issue, because I have the same use case:


Unfortunately, the solution you suggest does not work for me:

grafik.pngBut the field is of course available for this issue; the issue got selected only because it has this field set.

Any ideas on how to solve this?

Kind regards

Turns out: The problem in my case was that the Actor did not have "Edit issue" permission. :)

Now that I've given it this permission, I can confirm that your suggestion works.


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