Transition trigger: previous status (codebarrel automation)


Is there a way to reference the previous status of the trigger issue on an issue transition rule, using codebarrel`s automation tool?

I`m trying to write a rule that moves sub-tasks of an issue along with the parent, but only if they were at the same status to begin with.

Best regards,

Carlos Jourdan

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Andreas Knecht Community Champion Feb 10, 2017

Hey Carlos,

Yes you should be able to achieve this with the 'Field value changed' trigger:

Project automation - Code Barrel JIRA 2017-02-11 13-10-05.png

  • Trigger: Field value changed for 'status'
  • Then branch for 'Related issues' subtasks
    • Check that the sub-task {{}} equals {{fieldChange.fromString}}  (a special value that's populated by the Field value changed trigger with the 'old' parent status
    • Then if that's true, transition the sub-task to the parent status


Hope that works for your use-case!




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