Is it possible to copy the fields for an issue into a description?
In Jira, for a project with a particular issue type - When someone wants to create a new ticket - I want information collected in separate fields (like a form that captures data) and aggregate it in the description field.
Reason for this is : I have the jira cloud slack app integration , but it only works with summary and description field.
Yes, you can do that with Automation For Jira. Here's some information to get started:
There are two types of automation:
Automation Basics: https://www.atlassian.com/software/jira/guides/expand-jira/automation
You can do this via global rules to apply to all projects also. You'll need to be a Jira Admin/Site Admin, go to Jira Settings > System > Automation Rules (left-hand menu).
For more on using Automation For Jira see these help pages.
Your rule will be based on a new Issue being created.
Then put in any conditions.
Then Edit Issue action.
For the Description value use:
And so on.
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