Overview over variables/fields I can use?

Is there a complete list of variables in form of e.g. "{{issue.status.name}}" I can use? I've searched a lot online and it's really hard for me to identify such ressource.


Everytime I want to add something new, I have to painstakingly trial and error before I find the right value.


For example, at the moment I'd like to do something only if the type of the issue is a specific value, but it doesn't seem to be {{issue.type.name}} or {{issue.fields.type}} .



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it would be {{issue.issuetype.name}}

I found it from Jira Api. But not all works. 

Thanks! Good hint - the API. Could you nudge me in the right direction or give me a URL where you found it? 

You can begin from Issue class. You can find documentation here


Take any method which begins with get, skip the get part and put the rest to the lowercase. For example, getIssueType(). It will be issuetype. Then it returns IssueType class. You can find documentation about IssueType class here


IssueType class has method getName(). You have again to skip get part and put Name to lowercase. In the end you will get


But as I told you before not everything works like this.

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I think that the Automation plugin documentation has a pretty comprehensive list of these values/examples you can use, check out Automation for Jira Documentation: Smart Fields.


I've seen this, thanks. But it only got "examples" and it doesn't give me a clue what the other variables could be called at all.

Instead of examples, it would help me (and probably others) a lot to get a complete list.

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