What activity triggers a JIRA issue to be 'watched'?

There is an autowatch toggle in user preferences. (See the screenshot below)

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Where it's toggled to 'enabled' what activity on an issue causes you to become a watcher of it?

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Brendan,

This is generally interacting with the issue. Creating, Commenting, uploading a document, logging work, etc. This by default will add you to the "watchers" role.

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Thanks Andrew, that sounds sensible. I've got a followup I'll ask separately.

 

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