How can I set the default Assignee to "Automatic"

When I transition an Issue, the workflow screen opens. The name in the 'Assignee' field is the current assignee. I have an automatic assignment set up and it works. But it doesn't work unless I select "Automatic" in the 'Assignee' field.

How can I get "Automatic" to go into this field when the dialog opens?

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Hi George

This window will show only what are the actual issue's values and I believe that you can't do this. However, perhaps you may try to add a workflow postfunction in order to change it when moving from one step to another.

For further details, please use the following link as your guide line.


Paulo Renato

Oh, the post function works fine -- if "automatic" is selected. I'd like to make "Automatic" fill in by default and then let the user change it.

I gave up and just created a new workflow screen for this step and removed the 'Assignee' field.

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