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BLOCKER: Unable to update Due Date with Jira Automation

Hi, I'm trying to use smart values to automate Due Date using another Custom Field value like below - 


While {{issue.customfield_10050}} and {{issue.created.plusBusinessDays(2)}} gives me correct values separately, they don't seem to work together. Any help much appreciated!

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Hi @Delivery BU Resource Requests -- Welcome to the Atlassian Community!

You do not need the extra curly brackets when using a smart value as a parameter to a function.  Please try:



Best regards,


It worked like a charm!

Thanks @Bill Sheboy for the prompt response. You helped me to meet my deadline. Appreciate it! 

May I ask if you could share any wiki or documentation link for more of such typical ones please? 

Awesome! I am glad to hear that helped you.

Documentation is an area that needs work for automation, and a single-source wiki does not yet exist.  Here are the pages I most often use or recommend to people:

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