Default assignee back to ticket creator

I am not sure why Atlassian keeps changing default behaviour.

In version prior to 5.x default assignee was the ticket creator. Now it's "automatic".

How do we change it back to ticket creator?

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That script worked for me:

<script type="text/javascript">      
if (AJS.$("#assignee").val()[0] === "-1"){     
var loggedInUser = JIRA.Meta.getLoggedInUser();      
var assigneeSelect = AJS.$("#assignee");      
assigneeSelect.trigger('set-selection-value', loggedInUser.name); } 
</script>

we've been using Jira for a number of years, and this is the first time we have encountered this, so maybe the default behaviour wasn't the same in version 4.0, but it was for us, maybe due to upgrades.

Where do I stick this Javascript?

Again, the default behaviour has not changed. It must be something in your installation that has stopped working, so it's gone back to the defaults.

Christian's code should work in the description of any field on the screen.

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>In version prior to 5.x default assignee was the ticket creator

Nope, that's something in your install. The v4 installs I look after all have "automatic". It's not changed. (I don't remember seeing a setting for it though)

Maybe you've got some javascript in your v4 which changed it to reporter and it has stopped working in v5?

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