Can you do a validation on a transition on component lead

I want to do a validation that only a person who is a component lead can do a transition when an issue has a component with that lead. Like an approval for that particular piece of work (which the component is). Is that possible?

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Hi Marteen

You can do this using the Power Scripts add-on.

There is a video tutorial walking you through in detail here.

Here is the code:

string [] comp = component;
boolean pass = false;

string errorMsg = "You can only have a single component assigned to this issue";

if(arraySize(comp) > 1) {
    return false, "error", errorMsg;

errorMsg = "Only the component lead can perform this action";

for(string c in comp) {
    if(getProjectComponentLead(project, c) == currentUser()) {
        pass = true;

if(!pass) {
    return false, "error", errorMsg;
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Hi marteen,

Not possible out of the box, need add-ons or scripts.

Please can you tell which ones, we have some addon's like JSU.

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