how do I change the assignee on an existing sub-task, when changing the parent assignee?

Hi - I have a transition step to change the assignee of an issue when it reaches a certain status. Is it possible to also change the assignee of any pre-existing sub-tasks?

Thanks

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JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions, thanks for catching that Bharadwaj!

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Check out this article, you can use the builtin JIRA post function to update info from a parent, https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/AOD/Advanced+workflow+configuration.

Hi Erik - thanks for your response, although looking at my post function screen it does not offer the options you have highlighted - have you installed an additional plugin that gives you those?

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I think it is Jira Miscellaneous workflow postfunction

Download from https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.innovalog.jmwe.jira-misc-workflow-extensions/versions which apt for you.

see the documentation from https://innovalog.atlassian.net/wiki/display/JMWE/Post-functions

to know more about postfunctions.

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yes, you can do it by writing your own postfunction using java syntax or using groovy syntax with script runner plugin

thanks for the response, although I am not reallly what I would call a power user - Although I have groovy plugin, I would not know how to create java syntax. Could you possibly expand on your response to provide me some details, or an example? many thanks

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