Create Task if Issue Contains Label

I'm trying to use Automation for JIRA to do the following:

1. If a task is updated:

2. If the task's Status is "Done"

3. If the task contains a label "xyz"

THEN

Create a linked task


Is this possible do a conditional to check if an issue has a specific label? I don't see any references to labels within the Smart Fields. I've tried many combinations including {{issue.labels}}, {{issue.fields.labels}}, and {{issue.label.name}} but it doesn't trigger.

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Andreas Knecht Community Champion Jan 08, 2018

Hi Stephen,

You should be able to simply use our JQL condition for this use case. So your rule would look something like this:

  • Trigger: Issue updated
  • JQL conditoin: status = Done AND labels = xyz
  • Create issue (and set the linked issue field to 'trigger issue')

Hope that helps!

Also just for reference, labels is a multi-value field. To print out a comma separated list of all of them you'd need:

{{#issue.labels}}{{.}}, {{/}}

You can use a 'Log action' to debug this. It will write the value to the rule's audit log.

Cheers,
  Andreas

Thanks, this worked!

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