set parent custom field value

Hii,

how can I set a parent custom field value?

I've already tried the following code:

def cf = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager().getCustomFieldObjectByName("Single Select");
def value = ComponentAccessor.optionsManager.getOptions(cf.getRelevantConfig(issue))?.find { it.toString() == 'Value'};
issue.parentObject.setCustomFieldValue(cf, value);
issue.setCustomFieldValue(cf, value);

 The last code line does work, so the customfield value of the subtask customfield gets updated. Unfortunately, the customfield of the parent Issue does not get the new value!

 

Best regards,

Louisa

1 answer

Hi @Louisa Pabst,

If you want to avoid having to write code, you can also accomplish it using the Update on Transition for JIRA add-on, which supports using/setting system and custom fields from parent issues… including making the update conditional based on an expression or a JQL query.

This recipe shows how it is used to add a comment to a linked issue during a workflow transition, but the overall approach applies to your Use Case as well.

I don't really wanna use an extra add-on! But thanks for your response!

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Sarah Schuster
Posted Jan 29, 2018 in Jira

What are common themes you've seen across successful & failed Jira Software implementations?

Hey everyone! My name is Sarah Schuster, and I'm a Customer Success Manager in Atlassian specializing in Jira Software Cloud. Over the next few weeks I will be posting discussion topics (8 total) to ...

3,139 views 13 19
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
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot