How to set recently updated user from multiple user picker to Assignee field?


I have a 'Testers' CF of multiple user picker and I am trying to copy 'Testers' custom field value to Assignee field through transition post-function. 

when I update new user to Testers list, list getting sorted and its appending first name of the list to the Assignee field but what I really want to set recent user to the assignee not the first name of the list.

Can any one help me please by using any groovy scripts.

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Maybe I'm missing something but what happens if two users are selected in the 'Testers' custom field? Which user should become the assignee?

Hi Adam,

Example: first I will add 'Frank' to Testers cf and later I can add 'Teju' to the Testers list and now the Teju is the recent user for that list.

I want to set Teju to Assignee field. But the post-function is setting Frank to Assignee field.

We are using this post-function Copy value from field to field (JMWE add-on) . Source to Destination.

This isn't really simple to do because the list in the multi-user picker isn't ordered.

The best you could do is take a diff of the old value and the new value and work out which one was added recently. Still not a great solution.

Is there a particular problem your trying to solve, perhaps there is a better way we can do this?

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