How can I copy a custom field to comments in a post function?

The copy value function in JIRA suite utilities seems to not support comments in either direction. The use case is that I have a text field called "Blocked Reason" I'd like the user to enter some text into. This field is displayed as one of the issue properties when the issue is blocked. But I also want this text recorded into the comments because when the issue becomes unblocked or blocked again it will get overwritten. We are new, the only addon I have is JIRA Suite Utilities and this is in the cloud. 

steve

2 answers

This could be done with ScriptRunner Plugin. Is it possible for you to use it?

Well, I need to get approval to buy it which adds delay, but yes I could probably do so. No free way to do this I guess? Really unfortunate the JIRA suite utilities doesn't at least support copying "to" comments.

steve

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Sarah Schuster
Posted Jan 29, 2018 in Jira

What are common themes you've seen across successful & failed Jira Software implementations?

Hey everyone! My name is Sarah Schuster, and I'm a Customer Success Manager in Atlassian specializing in Jira Software Cloud. Over the next few weeks I will be posting discussion topics (8 total) to ...

3,140 views 13 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
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot