Is there a way to add a project role to watchers in the workflow?

I'm creating an issue typ where i want different project roles to be added as watchers.

Is this possible to do in the workflow?

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Indeed, on OnDemand a custom plugin won't be a solution, at least not before Plugins 3 are introduced. There's a feature request for introducing this post function in Jira (JRA-5493), but it's not scheduled for development at the moment.

So the link I added above will not work with ondemand?

How do i trigger custom events for notifications? that would solve my issue, as I would like to have roles recieve notifications on specific issues. I was trying to go the Watcher route, but looks like I can't at this time.

You can try this free plugin that I think that's what you're looking for:

Hope it helps,


Using Ondemand. Can't use plugins

I see something like this:

But not sure what i'm looking for in Post Functions to trigger a custom event

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