Default assignee to be one specific person

I want to set a default assignee to be one specific person when issue type "bug" is filed.

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oops that wasn't suppost to do that...

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Always set it to the same person? Or just set the default and allow users to override it?

Always set it to the same person

Ah, good, that's easy - add a post-function to the workflow create transition that says "set assignee = X"

Thanks for that. I did go down that road in Workflow and added a Post function. But I don't get Assignee=X I only see Assign as "current user" "Lead Developer" or "Reporter".

There should be a post function called "set field value" - that will offer you "assignee" as one of the fields.

Any that worked like a charm. Thank you so much

I see no "set field value"

Unless your admin has completely disabled it somehow, then I can guarantee you that it's there. If it's not, then you should be seeing problems with your resolutions not being cleared when you re-open issues. Where are you looking?

I tried to send a screen shot but apparently it didn't transcribe.

Transition: Create Issue

Post functions

Add Post Function

This is what I see...

<label for="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:assigntocurrentuser-function">Assign to Current User </label> Assigns the issue to the current user if the current user has the 'Assignable User' permission.
<input id="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:assigntolead-function" type="radio" name="type" value="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:assigntolead-function"/> <label for="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:assigntolead-function"> Assign to Lead Developer </label> Assigns the issue to the project/component lead developer
<input id="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:assigntoreporter-function" type="radio" name="type" value="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:assigntoreporter-function"/> <label for="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:assigntoreporter-function"> Assign to Reporter </label> Assigns the issue to the reporter
<input id="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:createcomment-function" type="radio" name="type" value="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:createcomment-function"/> <label for="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:createcomment-function"> Create Comment </label> Adds a comment to an issue if one is entered during a transition.
<input id="com.atlassian.studio.theme.jira:createCrucibleReviewWorkflowFunction" type="radio" name="type" value="com.atlassian.studio.theme.jira:createCrucibleReviewWorkflowFunction"/> <label for="com.atlassian.studio.theme.jira:createCrucibleReviewWorkflowFunction"> Create Crucible Review Workflow Function </label> Creates a Crucible review for all unreviewed code for this issue
<input id="com.atlassian.jirafisheyeplugin:createjob-function" type="radio" name="type" value="com.atlassian.jirafisheyeplugin:createjob-function"/> <label for="com.atlassian.jirafisheyeplugin:createjob-function"> Create Perforce Job Function </label> Creates a Perforce Job (if required) after completing the workflow transition.
<input id="com.atlassian.labs.hipchat.hipchat-for-jira-plugin:hip-chat-post-function" type="radio" name="type" value="com.atlassian.labs.hipchat.hipchat-for-jira-plugin:hip-chat-post-function"/> <label for="com.atlassian.labs.hipchat.hipchat-for-jira-plugin:hip-chat-post-function"> Notify HipChat </label> Send a notification to one or more HipChat rooms.
<input id="net.customware.plugins.connector.atlassian.jira-connector-plugin:push-function" type="radio" name="type" value="net.customware.plugins.connector.atlassian.jira-connector-plugin:push-function"/> <label for="net.customware.plugins.connector.atlassian.jira-connector-plugin:push-function"> Push To Remote System </label> Pushes a JIRA issue to a remote system as a new object.
<input id="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:reindexissue-function" type="radio" name="type" value="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:reindexissue-function"/> <label for="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:reindexissue-function"> Re-index Issue </label> Re-indexes an issue to keep indexes in sync with the database.
<input id="net.customware.plugins.connector.utest.utest-connector-plugin:verifyfix-function" type="radio" name="type" value="net.customware.plugins.connector.utest.utest-connector-plugin:verifyfix-function"/> <label for="net.customware.plugins.connector.utest.utest-connector-plugin:verifyfix-function"> Send for Fix Verification </label> Sends the associated uTest bug for verification.
<input id="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:issue-store-function" type="radio" name="type" value="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:issue-store-function"/> <label for="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:issue-store-function"> Store Issue </label> Stores updates to an issue (no change history is created).
<input id="com.atlassian.jira.plugins.webhooks.jira-webhooks-plugin:trigger-webhook-function" type="radio" name="type" value="com.atlassian.jira.plugins.webhooks.jira-webhooks-plugin:trigger-webhook-function"/> <label for="com.atlassian.jira.plugins.webhooks.jira-webhooks-plugin:trigger-webhook-function"> Trigger a Webhook </label> If this post-function is executed, JIRA will post the issue content in JSON format to the URL specified.
<input id="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:update-issue-field-function" type="radio" name="type" value="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:update-issue-field-function"/> <label for="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:update-issue-field-function"> Update Issue Field </label> Updates a simple issue field to a given value.
<input id="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:updateissuestatus-function" type="radio" name="type" value="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:updateissuestatus-function"/> <label for="com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.workflow:updateissuestatus-function"> Update Issue Status </label> Sets issue status to the linked status of the destination workflow step.

Try this

<colgroup><col width="282"><col width="265"></colgroup>
Assign to Current User Assigns the issue to the current user if the current user has the 'Assignable User' permission.
Assign to Lead Developer Assigns the issue to the project/component lead developer
Assign to Reporter Assigns the issue to the reporter
Create Comment Adds a comment to an issue if one is entered during a transition.
Create Crucible Review Workflow Function Creates a Crucible review for all unreviewed code for this issue
Create Perforce Job Function Creates a Perforce Job (if required) after completing the workflow transition.
Notify HipChat Send a notification to one or more HipChat rooms.
Push To Remote System Pushes a JIRA issue to a remote system as a new object.
Re-index Issue Re-indexes an issue to keep indexes in sync with the database.
Send for Fix Verification Sends the associated uTest bug for verification.
Store Issue Stores updates to an issue (no change history is created).
Trigger a Webhook If this post-function is executed, JIRA will post the issue content in JSON format to the URL specified.
Update Issue Field Updates a simple issue field to a given value.
Update Issue Status Sets issue status to the linked status of the destination workflow step.

Ah, this is the problem with working from memory. Sorry.

Set Field Value == Update Issue Field

Excellent thank you.

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