How can I display the parent's status in a subtask?

I have a plugin that lets me display the parent's Summary in a subtask.

I can pull most parent field values into a subtask field on a subtask transition.

But what I would like to do now is display the parent's current status in the subtask without requiring a subtask change.

Ideas anyone?

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You will have to modify the plugin to do that as well. Or you can use a scripted custom field.

It comes from Jamie's script runner plugin.

Interesting. Had not heard of "scripted fields" before.

Your link says, " navigate to Admin -> Scripted Fields."

I don't see that choice, however.

Hi George,

could you let me know what plugin it is you are using to display the parent's summary in a subtask?

It's exactly what I am trying to accomplish!

Best

Martin

We have several free plugins. Not sure which one. You tell me how to tell and I'll tell you what the plugin is.

Hi George,

I am not sure which one it could be - except for disabling them one by one and checking whether it still works.

If you don't mind though maybe you could just copy - paste the plugins and I will check them whether they have that functionality?

Best

Martin

I think this is it. I should have looked earlier.

CustomWare Parent Issue Summary

Custom fields that display information about a parent issue.

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Version: 5.0.0
Developer: CustomWare Asia Pacific
Add-on key:net.customware.jira.plugins.parentissuesummary

Hi George,

thank you for getting back to me, I will check that one out!

Best

Martin

Hi George,

thank you for getting back to me, I will check that one out!

Best

Martin

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