I'm trying to move tickets from one issue type to the other. From Bug to Dev-Task
- They are both in the same project
- They have the same screens
- They have the same workflow
I see that the ticket number doesn't change so I'm guessing the ticket doesn't go through a "create ticket" action via the workflow.
These issue types don't have the same fields in the create-edit-view screens: meaning if the ticket has already been created and maybe went through some transitions - it will have some extra fields that don't exist in the create screen).
Should the type that the ticket is moved to (Dev-Task) have the fields the original issue type (Bug) has in the create screen (although it doesn't seem to actually create a new ticket)?
Both issue types share the same screen scheme, meaning their create, edit and view screens are the same.
Inside these screens: the create screen doesn't share the same fields as edit and view. for example: reviewed by and verified in version/s are fields that appear in edit and view and not in create since these fields are required in the ticket's progress and not in its creation.
Select and mulit-select lists can be configured to have different values depending on issue type or project. That means while the fields are the same the values from the select list aren't. that is the only reason I can think of that may clear the field. That configuration is called context.
I understand. I'm just trying to think of things that would cause a problem. Are ALL the fields being cleared or just some. If all fields there may be a script or plugin you're unaware of causing it. If only some fields check to see if they are the ones not on the create screen or are they select lists? If lists are the values in the select list the same in both issue types?
We have had the same issue and found that the cause is the Request Type. When we move from one issue type to another, the Request Type does not update and is left blank. If we manually populate Request Type, the content is visible to the customer.
Hope this helps
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