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Post Function clone issue and set assignee from single select list

hi Community, 

I've been stuck on following task for some time now; could anyone please point me to the right direction? thanks!


System info:

JIRA Data Center 8.5.6

Adaptive Scriptrunner: 6.22.0



Clone an issue from ProjectA to ProjectB, upon closing the issue from ProjectA, a single select list (None, User 1, User 2, User 3) shows up on the close screen; if None is selected, nothing happens; otherwise, if User 1 or User2 or User3 is selected, the assignee on the cloned/new issue (projectB) will be the selected user (from single select list)  


Current Status:

Cloning is working; however assignee in new issue (projectB) is not functional


Post Function:


cfValues['Design QA Owner']?.value


Additional issue actions:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueManager
import com.atlassian.jira.user.ApplicationUser
import com.atlassian.jira.user.util.UserManager
import com.atlassian.jira.event.type.EventDispatchOption
import com.onresolve.jira.groovy.user.FieldBehaviours
import groovy.transform.BaseScript

UserManager userMgr = ComponentAccessor.getUserManager()
IssueManager issueMgr = ComponentAccessor.getIssueManager()
ApplicationUser currUser = ComponentAccessor.getJiraAuthenticationContext().getLoggedInUser()

def designQAOwner = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager().getCustomFieldObject("customfield_12818")
def selectedValue = designQAOwner.getValue(issue) as String

def user

if (selectedValue == "User 1"){
user = userMgr.getUserByName("test_user1")

else if (selectedValue == "User 2"){
user = userMgr.getUserByName("test_user2")

else if (selectedValue == "User 3"){
user = userMgr.getUserByName("test_user3")



2021-04-07 15:11:01,809 DEBUG [utils.ConditionUtils]: Condition did not return a boolean, coercing to true
2021-04-07 15:11:01,809 DEBUG [utils.AbstractCloneIssue]: System fields to copy: [description, summary]
2021-04-07 15:11:01,816 DEBUG [utils.AbstractCloneIssue]: Custom fields to copy: []
2021-04-07 15:11:01,885 DEBUG [utils.AbstractCloneIssue]: Run As User hlin(hlin)
2021-04-07 15:11:01,917 ERROR [recordparser.RecordParserUtils]: commentId is null



2 answers

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Answer accepted

Hi @Henry Lin ,

From this line, you are trying to retrieve the select list value from the clone issue:

def selectedValue = designQAOwner.getValue(issue) as String

To get the original issue object information, please use sourceIssue (instead of issue):

def selectedValue = designQAOwner.getValue(sourceIssue) as String

This same apply on getting the reporter and assignee user of the original issue:



To add the those users, you can use refer to the example of the community link here.

I hope this helps.

@John Chin , thank you so much! your suggestions worked!




hi @Martin Bayer _MoroSystems_ s_r_o__ , @Nic Brough _Adaptavist_ 

@Lee Wonnacott _Adaptavist_, could you please take a look at this request? appreciate in advance!




also, how can get the reporter and the assignee from the original issue as the watchers in new/cloned issue? 

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