Script Runner - Defining description field of sub- tasks

We are using the Scriptrunner plug- in to create sub- tasks every time a Story is created. Each sub- task will have a pre- defined description. The descriptions all have bullet points. The following script works for one bullet point:

issue.description = '-Details'

We are having trouble creating the script for the rest of the bullet points. When we try to create the rest of the list, the text does not display as a bullet point list in the Description field. Any ideas on this?

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Hi Claire,


You can use the \n parameter in groovy which creates a new line within the string value.

I configured your example as shown in the screenshot below:

Screen Shot 2016-01-22 at 16.26.34.png

Using this configuration you will see that the auto created subtask has each item on a new line.

Screen Shot 2016-01-22 at 16.27.03.png

I hope this helps



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