Changing values of a field based on Workflow transition

I have a workflow with ~15 states. Between each of the states, I have implemented transitions, which cause a screen to appear with a single list select field, enabling the user to select a reason for the workflow transition.

In an effort to consolidate and for better reporting, I am looking to use a single list field, whose values will differ based on the transition of the workflow. Is there a way to implement this?

In other words, I am looking to customize the items that appear in the Select List based on the specific transition.

Thanks.

1 answer

1 accepted

I implemented this using the JIRA Suite Utilities add-on to create a post-function, which in effect copies a specific field from a source to a destination. As an issue transitions through the workflow, and the user enters a reason for the transition, this reason is captured and copied onto the reportable field.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Julia Dillon
Posted Apr 17, 2018 in Jira

Tell us how your team runs on Jira!

Hey Atlassian Community! Today we are launching a bunch of customer stories about the amazing work teams, like Dropbox and Twilio, are doing with Jira. You can check out the stories here. The thi...

800 views 2 19
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you