Default watchers on issue creation

Hi,

I'ld like to know if it is possible to add a default list of watchers to an issue on creation?

1 answer

1 accepted

Yes, this can be done by adding a post function to the create transition.

One way to do so:

  1. Add a custom group picker field to the issue.
  2. Set the post function to set that group to that custom field.
  3. Add the custom field group to the notification scheme.

Another way would be to go with a JIRA add-on that adds post function functionality to jira.

I tried doing this while it did work, we just ran into an issue where the post function replaces the values and not appends. @Noam Dahan, would you happen to know if there are any method to append the values instead of replacing it?

You can do this and more by using the script runner add-on for JIRA as it lets you add a custom scripted transition. (The add-on provides the layout and you will need to write the script)

Check out this link for more info.

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 Tuesday 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...

763 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