What does the validator "Transition parent issue" - Transition current issue's parent issue does?

In workflow there is a validator "Transition parent issue" , how does this validator work. If i have a task and it has its subtask then using this validator can i put a validation that if subtasks are completed, then make the parent task also complete.

Basically what does this validator and how can we use it our workflow

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Thanks Renjith, i was referring the same. I went through the link but even then could not get that issue solved. May be i missed something.

This is what i did:

I have a state "Finish" in 2 workflows. The first workflow is associated with a task and 2nd workflow is associated with subtask. I created the task and then created subtask under it. I added the transition validator to the subtask workflow and moved it to the bottom. I added the tranistion id. Eg Finish(171) . I added 171 (transition id of the task) in the subtask validator. Now when i moved the subtasks to finish, i wanted the task to be moved to finish state which is not happening. I think i messed up something.

Please let me know what needs to be done.

  • Have you published the workflows for both?
  • Are there anything in logs?

Also remember to add a condition in the parent workflow 'Sub-Task Blocking Condition' to prevent the parent task from getting closed out when one sub-task is done.

Probably you should be telling us what you want to achieve? Is it that you want to close the parent task when all sub-tasks complete?

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