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Create task automatically base on custom field value

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Hi!

In Jira Server

Is there a way to automatically create tasks based on the value of a multi-select list field?

I mean, I have a"Test" list field, and it contains the following values:

A
B
C
D

If during a certain transition some of them are selected, example i select values A and C
It is necessary to create two Related Tasks, one of them named (Summary) A and the other C

Is there any way to resolve it with Automation for Jira or Script Runner?

 

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Using Automation for Jira, you can use the if-else block to match what value of the field is selected and create a task based on that

That's right, use automation for Jira to be able to fulfill the requirement, in this it was a multiple selection list field. Thanks for the reply.

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Hi @Sofia Quintero 

The easiest way to do this is to use one of ScriptRunner's built-in Post Function, "Clones an issue, and links [ScriptRunner]":
1. Navigate Project Settings > Workflows > Edit > select the transition > Post Functions > Add post function > "Clones an issue, and links [ScriptRunner]".
2. Under condition, use this available snippet "Multi select list contains value":

'My value' in cfValues['My Multi List']*.value

3. Select other appropriate configurations for your use case.
4. Repeat these steps for each option you intended.

I hope this helps!

@Max Lim _Adaptavist_ Thanks for your answer, it is an interesting alternative! I will take it into account.

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Hi @Sofia Quintero 

Yes you can create sub tasks automatically based on selection of a custom field. You can either create a Script post function or a listener to achieve that. Please look at https://library.adaptavist.com/ for plenty of examples.

Ravi

Thanks for your answer @Ravi Sagar _Sparxsys_ , could you give me an example?

The ones I have seen are for subtasks

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