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.

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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