Triggering change of field value?

How can I trigger an event that change value of a field on an action with a jira item?

My exact task is to store name of current user to the closedBy field when an intem is closed.

Thank you!

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To answer your question, you change the issue - that will fire an event. Although I'm really not sure I understand the question at all.

However, the task is clear, and very easy. You'll need a plugin that provides "set custom field to current user" as a post-function on the "close" transition. There's one in the /Jira Suite Utilities that lets you set any custom field and provides a %current user% option for setting user-picker fields. I would (and do) use that one.

Thanks Nic. This works for me :)

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