Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

How do Project Variables work with JSU (Jira Suite Utilities) ?

Hi,

 

I cannot find any clear information on how do Project Variables work. As far as I understand with JSU I can create a linked issue in another project, and with the project variables I can select which project each time. 

 

I configured the project variables and the post-function but it does not let me choose a project. Do I need to create a screen?

3 answers

After struggling with this myself, i concluded the following,

ProjectVariables are used to make the Flow dynamic so you can have multiple projects using this flow and each project create a linked issues for a certain project that is defined in that project, but you cant have dynamic target project selected for one project using this.

 

Hope this clarifies the situation, and how it would be great to have the other way around

Is there a way to get these project variables through REST APIs?

Hi,

 

I  hope it clarifies it how to use them:

Target Project

Target Project can be either set to one specific project, or allows more flexibility with the option ' > Project Variables < '.

If you use the workflow with the 'Create a Linked Issue' post function in several JIRA projects, you might choose  ' > Project Variables < '. You then can configure in each of those JIRA project a different target project for the newly created issues. For more about project variables see Project Variables.

The format for those project variables is as follows:

?

createLinkedIssueTargetProjectKey.<Workflow Name>.<Workflow Transition Nummer>=<Projekt Key>

Workflow Name and Workflow Transition Number are optional.

Example

From project A, you might create new linked issues in project X. But from project B, you might create new linked issues in project Y. But both use the same workflow.

Project Variable in project A: createLinkedIssueTargetProjectKey=X
Project Variable in project B: createLinkedIssueTargetProjectKey=Y

----

It is an extract from https://confluence-apps.beecom.ch/display/JSU/Create+a+Linked+Issue

Suggest an answer

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

🍻🍂Apptoberfest Update: Upcoming Virtual Events 🎉

Hello Community! I hope you've been enjoying the 🍂Apptoberfestivities🍂 (I know I have!) The event is heating up next week with a series of virtual events that we're calling the 🍻🍂Partner App ...

685 views 7 23
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