Script Runner Create subtask set assignee in additional code

Hi everyone,

I'm using the standard script workflow functions to create a subtask. I want to set an assignee for the subtask. I have used both suggestions here = "username") and here'spodyacheva')) for setting the assignee in this field, but neither of them seems to be working.

We had previously implemented the setAssigneeId action, which had worked, but it seems to have broken after an upgrade from 5.1 to 6.2. I didn't read anything about anything like this changing in the release notes, but could I have missed someting? Do I need to go back and change all these post-functions? What do I need to change them to?

Thanks in advance for the help!

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use the following in additional actions

issue.assigneeId = "username"

Hope that helps

Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately, that doesn't work either. :(

If I add that to the additional actions section, the issue is created as unassigned.

What's your JIRA and plugin version?

I use the JIRA 6.2.0 and scriptrunner 2.1.17 and works fine.

I wish it were something like having an old version. Commented, Jamie, on your post above just a moment ago. My apologies again for wasting everyone's time. In any case, thanks for providing the most recent code.

Yeah, me too. I suspect the OP has an old version of something.

No problem. Thanks for fessing up!

issue.setAssigneeId("username") worked for me.

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Is this 6.2(.0), and which version of script runner?

I'm embarrassed to admit it, but it's my mistake on this one. The wrong workflow was assigned, and this workflow had an "assign issue" postfunction on issue creation. Sure enough, works like a charm now that the correct workflow is assigned. There must have been some sort of interactions going on there that caused the issue to come up as unassigned in the end. Thanks for your time, and sorry to be a bother!

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