Web-item Link


I want to build a plugin that is similar to the web-item "Link" under the "More Action" Tab in the Issueview.

How the JIRA Link plugin looks like (LinkJiraIssue!default.jspa):

My plugin should automatically choose "relates to". (The user shoudn't be allowed to change it)

The user should be only allowed to choose a issue from a specific issuetype. (e.g.: Action)

The comment field should stay how it is.

I already added the Button. Right now it only opens the default LinkJiraIssue.jspa screen.

Is there a way to get the JIRA LinkJiraIssue!default.jspa, so I can modify it? Or if not are there some .jspa examples for JIRA?

And where do I place the .jspa files? Would it be enough to place them somewhere in the plugin folder?

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You would need to hack the core code to do this, which is not something I'd recommend.

It sounds like you need to use a different page for your plugin, although you could copy the one from the code in the core of Jira of course, as a starting point.

Note also that jspa pages do not exist, they're generated on the fly by the application. They don't exist on disk. As a general rule, you can look for a file called the same with a .jsp extension, but that's not always true.

I don't want to hack the code. The Link Plugin stays how it is. I want to add a new one that is pretty similar therefore it would be great to get the code, so I don't have to do things JIRA already did and use.

I couldn't find the .jsp. There must be a way to get the code from JIRA. Do you know some better way?

I'd suggest you grap a copy of the code from your myatlassian account. If you have a commercial licence for Jira, you can download that for any version you need. If you don't have a licence, then I'm afraid we can't share the code, as it's privileged.

Ok, found it. File: linkexistingissue.jsp

Thanks for help.

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