In GreenHopper 6, can I create subtasks that inherit field values from the parent task?

In the Classic Boards, if I create a subtask within GreenHopper (using the "cog" menu, Add Sub-task), some of the fields (Assignee, Component, etc) are prepopulated with the partents values. This is usually desirable and can save a lot of time.

However, in the GreenHopper 6 boards, the equivalent action does not provide these prepopulated fields. There are some, like reporter, that default to the user doing the action, but not Assignee, Component, etc.

Is there a way in GreenHopper 6 to get this old behavior back?

Thanks.

Tom

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Seems liek a feature request: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-5225

As described by other users in the feature request, there are some workarounds, such as the Minyaa Suite plugin: https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/jira.plugin.minyaa

Or the JSS plugin: https://plugins.atlassian.com/plugin/details/16346

Within the project Workflow, navigate to the the "Create Issue" transition (first transition in a workflow under Open), then add a JSS Post Function script to copy whatever fields you require

if (issue.getParentId() > 0):
 	issue.setComponents(issue.getParentObject().getComponents())
 	issue.setFixVersions(issue.getParentObject().getFixVersions())
 	issue.setAffectedVersions(issue.getParentObject().getAffectedVersions())
 	issue.setPriority(issue.getParentObject().getPriority())

Thanks Daniel,

I'd searched around using various keywords and wasn't able to find this myself, but this is useful. I voted up JRA-5225 and am watching it, and I will investigate your suggested workarounds.

Tom

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