Component field & auto-assign



I have created the component so that a specific person should get auto assigned once this component has been chosen by the requester when opening an issue.

However, the issue stays unassigned. Any idea why?

On top, i have tested this with the another person's account and the person doesn't see the component field (and cannot be added as the custom field).


Please advise,




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You've set the component lead on your component, and then set the project's assign rule to "component lead" in there too.

Does the user who is the component lead have the "assignable user" permission in the project?  As well as "browse project"?  (It sounds like they don't have either)

Hi Nick,

I have checked the permissions in the project and the project lead does have "assignable user" permission. So that's not the problem.




Hi again,

I understood what the problem was.

I expected it to be assigned automatically to the automatic assignee, without choosing in the dropdown menu "Automatic".

Now that i selected it, it actually does getting assigned to the chosen person.




Hi Kat, 

I am having hte same issue. Where is the dropdown that you mentioned??



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