How can i add a watcher to an issue as a post function in defining workflows?

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Layout and design

During a workflow in JIRA we'd like to add a watcher to an issue when the status has been changed. Among the possible post-functions there is not such an option (the most similar one is the change issue field, but watcher is not something we can change).

Could you please help out?

Thanks,

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Vasiliy Zverev Community Champion Dec 17, 2015

Try to add Script PostFunction via ScriptRunner like:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue

ComponentAccessor.getWatcherManager().startWatching(ComponentAccessor.jiraAuthenticationContext.getUser(), issue)
ComponentAccessor.jiraAuthenticationContext.getUser() - is to get current user. Change it to get the requred one.

ScriptRunner add-on is not available for Cloud Instance.

Vasiliy Zverev Community Champion Dec 17, 2015

I am not sure, but JIRA7 provides plugins for cloud versions. Scriptrunner is compatible with JIRA7.

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Hi Onur,

               You can try the Script post function if you have Script Runner Installed on your instance. 

 

Regards

Chander Inguva

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