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Successors / Predecessors in Advanced Roadmap


I have a task "A" that starts on March 1, 2022, and ends on March 5th, 2022. This task is a predecessor of task "B" which starts on March 10, 2022. The lag time is 5 days between the tasks. 

Now the puzzle starts... When I change the start date of Task "A" from March 1 to March 8th the start date for task "B" remains the same BUT it should be automatically be updated to March 13th. 

Please, explain to me what I am doing wrong

Thank you in advance


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Muhammad Moazzam Hassan
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Sep 25, 2023

It can be achieve via automation.

Step 1: Create Custom Field (Label Type) name as predecessor and add the issue key of predecessor issue.

Step 2: Create automation rule when Predecessor field edit and is not empty then Lookup issue for and use the smart value of Predecessor field.

Step 3. If lookupissue size equals 1 then edit the current issue Actual start date with a smart value "{{lookupIssues.Actual End Date.plusBusinessDays(1)}}" and set the end date as {{lookupIssues.Actual End Date.plusBusinessDays(issue.customfield_10212)}}.

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Am I considering that the connection between Task A and Task B is block by/ is blocked by?

If yes, i think there's no way for the automation.

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