Using Multi User Field, create that many subtasks with them as the assignee

Is this possible through a plugin or script?

We created a Field using the Multi User, where they can include as many users as they want.

All of these people need a subtask created and assigned to them. Is there a way we can do this?

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Hi kjacobs,

Govardhan has done this recently using the script runner plugin by Jamie Echlin. He has provided the solution here.



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I have script runner and in the Post Function, after the Multi User Field is filled out, I want to add the script. With Script Runner, do i have to have the file seperate, how can I add it directly somehow? All i see as an option is Script Post-Function.

I have the script he gave but changed line one to match my field name.

So it looks like:

cfStewards = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Stewards")

Collection<User> users= (Collection) issue.getCustomFieldValue(cfStewards); 

if(users != null)
for(i in 0..users.size()-1)
Object AssigneeValue = users.get(i).getName();

issueObject = issueFactory.getIssue()


subTask = issueManager.createIssue(authenticationContext.getUser(), issueObject)
subTaskManager.createSubTaskIssueLink(issue.getGenericValue(), subTask, authenticationContext.getUser())


Hi kjacobs,

You can easily use the code and write your own post-function workflow plugin if you want.

Thank you


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