Update summary with JIRA issue key when the issue is created

I need to have the issue key in the end of summary when a issue is created.

Have tried to do this with an Post function on the transaction to open issue.

But I don't find documentation of available variables to use.

Tried following: The Summary of the issue will be set to issue.summary + issue.key.

But it did not work. Any tips?

We are using Cloud version of JIRA.

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Hi Jan,


This is exactly the kind of use case we built ScriptRunner for JIRA Cloud for. Use the modify issue post function with the following code:

issueInput.fields.summary = "${issue.summary} ${issue.key}"

Any issue fields can be read or set in this way not just the system fields.




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