How to express a Transition Issue post function condition?

I would like to set up a post function on a workflow that transitions an issue to a different status if the priority is 'high' or 'emergency'.I have added a post function of type 'transition issue' and chosen 'conditional execution'


The project code is TSP. It's important that I include the code in the condition as other projects use this workflow. For the condition I've tried:

(issue.getProjectObject().getKey() = "TSP") && (issue.priority?.name == 'High'||'Emergency')


but it doesn't work. Can anyone help me to get the syntax of the condition right and this post function working?

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At a casual glance, you want to replace "issue.priority?.name == 'High'||'Emergency'" with "['High','Emergency'].contains(issue.priority?.name)".


issue.priority?.name in ['High','Emergency']

which reads a bit more like spoken language, to me.

Alas I have tried both:

(issue.getProjectObject().getKey() = "TSP") && (['High','Emergency'].contains(issue.priority?.name))



(issue.getProjectObject().getKey() = "TSP") && (issue.priority?.name in ['High','Emergency'])

but neither have worked. sad


I wonder is there some problem with the fact that the post function is on the create transition?

It shouldn't be; the one time I've actually used this, it was on 'create', to transition to "Open" if the submitter was a developer.

Oh, it should be "==", not "=", for the first half of your condition.  Missed that one.

Unfortunately that doesn't work either:


(issue.getProjectObject().getKey() == "TSP") && (issue.priority?.name in ['High','Emergency'])

but no luck. It doesn't throw an error or anything, just doesn't perform the transition when I create and set priority to 'High' or 'Emergency'. In any case, I had already tried without the first part to just try to get the priority bit working and even that on its own won't work.

The only other thing I enter in is the transition number from the workflow and can't see how that can be a problem.

At a bit of a loss!

Can you attach a screenshot of the configuration, because I've lost track of what you're trying to do...

I am trying to have issues that are created and give a priority of 'High' or 'Emergency' be transitioned to another status in the workflow (in this case, not 'Open' but a status after that).

I am using a post function on the create step of type 'Transition Issue' with a condition. Here is a screenshot.


two in two minutes. that's not ScriptRunner, it's JIRA misc workflow extensions IIRC.

Not that I would mind answering general questions, it's just originally you used the ScriptRunner labels. And JMWE has a different api (issue.get) that I'm not familar with.

For anyone who stumbles on this, I eventually found the answer thanks to Innovalog support - the syntax that finally worked for me was:


issue.get("project").getKey().equals("TSP") && ["High","Emergency"].contains(issue.get("priority").name)





how can I get this same code to pick up the previous or previous status?

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