How to set jira issue type with script runner (2nd post)

Hi The previous question by Adolfo Casari (Feb 15, 2013) which was marked as solved, pointed to a post which no longer exists.

Previous: https://community.atlassian.com/t5/JIRA-questions/How-to-set-jira-issue-type-with-script-runner/qaq-p/344276

Answer: https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/133053/changing-the-issue-type-with-groovy

I am stuck trying to change an issue type (via script runner) when it is created in the project via automation. 

Thanks

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The post does exist, it's just that Atlassian in their wisdom put the post in https://community.developer.atlassian.com.

But let's just assume that all the answers I've made over the last 10 years that had "development" tags have been lost so we'll start again.,

Changing the issue type is "moving" the issue. You may be able to use issue.setIssyeType(...) if you use that in the first post-function on Create transition.

Hi Jamie. Thank you for your response.

I was able to get it working with your suggestion and then using issue.store(). 

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Hi @Jamie Echlin [Adaptavist] @Samuel J Meddows did you were able to solve this? I need the same,  I have to change issue type of an issue in order to change the workflow. Can you please provide me the script that you use? 
Thanks a lot!
Mark.

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