Can I set Assignee to custom field in parent and set duedate to current +#

I am creating subtasks and trying to do 2 things 

  1. Parent issue has user picker custom field, I want this field to be used to set the assignee.
  2. I want the due date to be set to a date in the future - current date + 2days.

Is this possible using advanced Fields?


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Hi Jenifer,

Yes you can do that. 

To set the assignee using the value of a user custom field. 


    "fields": {
        "Assignee": {"name": "{{issue.fields.My User Picker}}"}

To set due date to current date + 2 days. Select the due date field in the edit issue action, and add this: 



Hi Scott,

Can the due date be set to a custom date field in the parent +2 days?   


Andreas Knecht Community Champion Jul 11, 2017

Hi Jenifer,

See our working with dates docs.  You can also use other date fields in smart values. Something like this should do the trick:

{{#issue.parent.fields.Other Date field}}func=plusDays(2){{/}}


Thank you!  I was looking at the Advanced Fields, totally missed the Smart fields and Working with Dates.

This add-on has been a life saver!  Review to come shortly!

Andreas Knecht Community Champion Jul 11, 2017

Hi Jenifer, 

No worries - happy to help!   Feel free to reach out again if you have more questions!


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