[JIRA Suite Utilities] Copy components and labels fields from parent to subtask

I'm using JIRA Suite Utilities 1.4.9.

I added post function on transition for subtask: "Copy Value From Other Field - Copies the value of one field to another, either within the same issue or from parent to sub-task."

Everything is working ok for fields like 'Affects version', 'Priority'.

But it's not working fo components and labels.

Does JIRA Suite Utilities supports those fields?

9 answers

1 accepted

In log I found:

2014-04-17 14:43:50,824 http-bio-8080-exec-19 ERROR zew_2_7841 883x12770x1 yi3ul5 /secure/QuickCreateIssue.jspa [googlecode.jsu.util.WorkflowUtils] Issue field "labels" is not supported for setting.

1 votes

A couple of notes:

  • make sure you use JSU 1.4.10+ version, to be able to have required functionality: Copy Value From Other Field Post Function" supports components.
  • The Copy Value From Other Field post-function should be the first on the list of post-functions for the 'Create Issue' transition, see Post-Function+in+the+create+issue+transition



Yes, it supports those fields. But make sure you have component and label fields not hidden in your field configuration/scheme for that project and exist in screens/scheme.

Yes, Labels field is not hidden, and is present on all screens.

Hi, How are you resolve this problem ?

Hi ,


Any update on this issue?




Were you able to figure out your issue? I'm having the same problem.

I have the same problem. It seems that every custom field and every system field is available for the copy field value function except the field "component". Component is not hidden in the field configuration scheme and is on the parent issue screen and on the subtask issue screen. Do you know a solution for that problem?



Hi, I have the same problem. JIRA Suite Utilities 1.4.9 and not able to copy "labels" and "components" to sub-issues.

Having the same problem, have you solved your problem?

Same problem here, an update would be great!

Using JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions (which is free and pre-installed but not enabled by default in the Cloud version), there is a Post Function called "Set Field Value from Parent" which successfully copies the Parent's Labels to a SubTask's Labels.  The caveat is that it will overwrite any values that are entered on the screen but at least it works!

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Sarah Schuster
Posted Jan 29, 2018 in Jira

What are common themes you've seen across successful & failed Jira Software implementations?

Hey everyone! My name is Sarah Schuster, and I'm a Customer Success Manager in Atlassian specializing in Jira Software Cloud. Over the next few weeks I will be posting discussion topics (8 total) to ...

2,813 views 11 18
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
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot