Happy New Years to everyone!
I am currently attempting to set some limitations to cloning.
In Jira when I clone an issue (not through a custom script, but simply using the default Jira Clone button) I want the cloned issue to have a certain amount of information from the parent but not all.
Through a custom Listener I am able to delete these fields once an issue is updated/created/moved/etc, but for somereason I cant do it when an issue is cloned.
The "event" I am listening for is "All Issue Events".
Would anyone know what event is triggered when an issue is cloned so that I can run my code based on that?
I only want my code to run once, that is when the issue is initially cloned.
Any help is greatly appreciated!
There is no Issue Cloned event. Cloning issue means creating a new issue with prefilled fields. That is why you have to listen for the Issue Created event but you can not distinguished between a created issue and a cloned issue.
Thank you for bringing that up.
I realized that what was wrong wasnt the use of the events but rather my condition.
I ended up realizing that an issue is cloned when it has an outward link of LinkType "Cloners".
I wrote some Groovy code to check if the issue created had such a link (since issues that arent cloned and are created wont have this link). If that condition passed then I did all my evaluation.
Thank you for your answer!
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