How to edit/update comment in Jira(Python)

I am trying to edit a comment in jira using jira-python, but I couldnt find anything.

I know Add_comment will add a comment, but I also want to know how to edit a comment. thanks~!!

2 answers

1 accepted

This widget could not be displayed.
Shaun Seaver Atlassian Team Oct 19, 2017

You can edit a comment by first getting the comment ID. If you hover over the link icon of a comment(see screenshot) the ID should be contained in the link URL. commentID.png

With the commentID you can then update the comment

jira_options={'server': 'http://<jira_url>'}
jira=JIRA(options=jira_options,basic_auth=('username','password'))

comment = jira.comment('ALPHA-27', '10100')
comment.update(body = 'the text here will replace the text in the comment')

I'm sure there is a more streamlined method of obtaining the comment ID, but that should work for the sake of testing. 

This widget could not be displayed.

when I edit a customfield, it returns

response text = {"errorMessages":["Internal server error"],"errors":{}}

 

do you know how to fix this?@Shaun Seaver

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Summit 2018

Meet the community IRL

Atlassian Summit is an excellent opportunity for in-person support, training, and networking.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted Wednesday in New to Jira

Are you planning to trial, or are currently trialling Jira Software? - We want to talk to you!

Hello! I'm Rayen, a product manager at Atlassian. My team and I are working hard to improve the trial experience for Jira Software Cloud. We are interested in   talking to 20 people planning t...

139 views 2 0
Join discussion

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