Come for the products,
stay for the community

The Atlassian Community can help you and your team get more value out of Atlassian products and practices.

Atlassian Community about banner
Community Members
Community Events
Community Groups

Copying Multi-Select input to another Multi-select field in the same form (Same option definitions)




I have a Multi-Select field (field2) with 5 options, and another Multi-Select field (DataCategory) with the same 5 options. DataCategory field is hidden from my form users and used for filters. I need to copy user inputs from user-inputted field2 to DataCategory. Both are in the same form. 


I am facing difficulties copying my user inputs from field2 to DataCategory : I used 'Rules for Field Definition' macro, 
Condition: DataCategory:[empty]
Action to Execute: Set Value
Values to Set: DataCategory=[entry.field2.transform(id).join( OR DataCategory:)]

Is there something wrong with my syntax in Values to Set? Can anyone please help?

1 answer


Are you asking about how to set a multi-value with the values from another multi-value field?

It expects a comma separated list and you can get one from another (multi-value) field like this



This is great, Alex. Really helpful. I'll take note that multi-select expects a comma seperated list :) 

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published in Apps & Integrations

Marketplace Partner Spotlight: AppLiger

This month the spotlight is on AppLiger. We caught up with Pavel Pavlovsky, CEO and Product Manager, to learn how the company started and what fuels the team's creativity.    Atlassian:...

379 views 0 7
Read article

Community Events

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

Find an event

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

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you