I am looking for a method to update a parent issue custom field with data from a sub-task when I transition a sub-task. (perhaps some post-function?)
Each of our issues will have one sub-task that will be assigned to a different user from the owner of the parent issue.
Part of our workflow requires the owner of the sub-task to input some text into a custom field. When the sub-task is closed I would like to copy that text to a custom field on the parent issue.
(for reporting purposes - we only look at the parent issue, but want to see this text update captured on the sub-task)
I hope this makes sense and any suggestions are welcomed
There's now a very easy to configure way to keep fields for parents and sub-tasks in sync using Automation for JIRA!
(this example updates the description, in a sub-task when the parent changes, but you could reverse this too so a sub-task update, updates the parent)
Run a script as postfunction on the tansition to Done on the subtask.
def parentKey = issue.fields.parent.key
def issueKey = issue.key
def parent = get("/rest/api/2/issue/" + parentKey)
def parentUpdate = put('/rest/api/2/issue/' + parentKey)
customfield_11901: issue.fields.customfield_11901, // Customer updated from number field to text field
customfield_11900: issue.fields.customfield_11900 // Vendor updated from number field to text field
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