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Cancel "value changed" event

Hi,

I want to create an automation rule to cancel the "value changed" event on an issue. For example: I want to cancel changes made by users on the custom field "start date" if the status of the issue is "In Progress".

Is this possible?

Tim

1 answer

Hi Tim,

it's not possible to cancel the changing of the value.

You could use the {{#changelog}} smart values to set the value back to the original (see https://support.atlassian.com/jira-software-cloud/docs/smart-values-general/)

The better solution is to avoid changes at the field. You could remove the field from the edit issue screen mask. (see https://support.atlassian.com/jira-software-cloud/docs/configure-field-layout-in-the-issue-view/)

If you want to be able to change the field before being in status In Progress not only while creation, you could add a transition with a screen with the field.

Alternatively you could take a look at the behaviours of the scriptrunner plugin. (See https://scriptrunner.adaptavist.com/latest/jira/behaviours-overview.html) There you could set the field to read-only under your conditions.

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