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!

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?

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.

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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