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Add Subtask User(s) to Parent Issue Watcher List

Can you help me please with:
How can I Add Subtask User(s) to Parent Issue Watcher List using Project automation?
Can't find the Watchers field in the list

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John Funk Community Leader Mar 19, 2021

Hi Val,

There is a separate New Action for Manage Watchers. You should use that instead of Edit Issue. 

Hi John,
thanks for the response.
But if I will choose people, am I right that it will add them all?
I need only people assigned to sub-tasks to be added as the watchers to Parent type.watchers.png

John Funk Community Leader Mar 19, 2021

I am about to leave for lunch, but real quick, take a look at the Can I use smart-values? link and see about using a smart value instead of an actual name. 

yep, sure
checked...but can't get what to write and how to use it, unfortunately (it's the first time I use this tool)

John Funk Community Leader Mar 19, 2021

Maybe try this:


This way I tried... doesn't work

John Funk Community Leader Mar 23, 2021

Probably time to open a support ticket with Atlassian if you have not already

found the way how to set up it

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