How to add a new user name field ("Tester")

Hi!

Is it possible to adda field to JIRA issues that works like the "Assignee" field but is called differently?

Right now we are constantly asking around who is testing which issue but we'd like to keep the assignee field unchanged so that we know who should fix any bugs.

I'd be happy with a field to be filled in with the user find functionality.

Ideally, the user that pulls the request into the test collumn of the sprint board would automatically be put into that field, but I guess this is unlikely

2 answers

1 accepted

1 vote
Accepted answer

You would need to create a custom field of type User Picker. There you have the same autocompletion feature as in your assignee field.

Regarding the automated setting of this field, if draging the issue into a column (I'm not really familiar with agile) means a transition is triggered, then yes you could use a postfunction to set this field from the current user. see:https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/230694/how-to-set-current-user-in-custom-field-in-my-workflow-post-function

 

Great!

Volker

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Nov 27, 2018 in Portfolio for Jira

Introducing a new planning experience in Portfolio for Jira (Server/DC)

In the past, Portfolio for Jira required a high degree of detail–foresight that was unrealistic for many businesses to   have–in   order to produce a reliable long-term roadmap. We're tur...

2,398 views 15 19
Read article

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