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 to update subtask priority based on parent'a priority update?

This is NOT when creating an issue. This is for editing. 


Let's say after a week after the issue was created. The parent issue's priority is changed from high to critical. Is it possible for an automation rule to update the subtask priority? 

1 answer

You can build a script listener with the following code:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.ModifiedValue
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.util.DefaultIssueChangeHolder

def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.customFieldManager


def subtasks = event.issue.getSubTaskObjects()
def parentField = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Your Parent Field's Name").getValue(event.issue)

subtasks.each {

def subtaskField = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Your Subtask Field's Name")

def changeHolder = new DefaultIssueChangeHolder()

subtaskField.updateValue(null, it, new ModifiedValue(subtaskField.getValue(it), parentField), changeHolder) }}

Suggest an answer

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

Send an Email or Publish to Confluence - What should you do with your release notes?

Background When you hear the words ‘Release notes’, almost always you think of an unsolicited email from a software vendor. But I am here to tell you that from our data, sending release notes via E...

59 views 0 1
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