When creating a new Task in JIRA, I choose the Epic Link to associate the new task with it's parent epic. I would like the Component/s field on the new task to automatically populate with the Epic's Component/s field.
Can Automation be used to automatically populate the Component/s field from the Epic Link? If so, how can this be accomplished?
Does the component field change in real-time in the browser (client side)? or only after submitting the issue with the create button (server side)?
Yes this should be fairly simple to setup. Here's an example rule:
Here's how this works:
This will happen immediately *after* the task is created (server side). JIRA doesn't provide any APIs to pre-populate the components field in the create issue dialog client-side.
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