how to set a transition to update the assignee feild

in my workflow when a story is delivered, can I set the transition to reassignee the story to my QA user? Also, If QA rejects the story, can transitions reassignee the story back to the programmer?

3 answers

1 accepted

1 vote

You can use "Update Issue Field" or "Copy value from Field to Field" post function. The firts one can be used if you know the value already and is same for all issues. Use the second one if the value is different on different issues and is stored in some other field.

thank you all for your help, update issue field worked perfectly for this.

Hi Chris,

Here it is some documentation about working with Post Functions in the workflow:

Like Jobin said, you can use the Update Issue Field for Assignee, description, summary and more.

Both of your needs...

Assign to QA when story is delivered
Assign back to Programmer in the event that QA reject the story

..can be achieved using the (free) JIRA Misc Workflows plugin.

Specifically, the post functions you need are:

Assign to role member

Assign to last role member

The problem is that On Demand you cannot install plugins

Gaaah! I read the question and not the tags.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Julia Dillon
Posted Tuesday in Jira

Tell us how your team runs on Jira!

Hey Atlassian Community! Today we are launching a bunch of customer stories about the amazing work teams, like Dropbox and Twilio, are doing with Jira. You can check out the stories here. The thi...

242 views 1 18
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you