Transition to all sub-tasks

Hello guys,

can you tell me if there is an possibility to make a workflow transition that will change the status of all sub-tasks from this issue?

So ...when i click on the transition "reopen" every sub-task of this issue should take the status "new" from it's own workflow.

Is this possible?

Thank you so much!


1 answer

Hi Gerald,

It is possible to achieve that if you create a post-function in the "reopen" transition that executes something like this:

import com.atlassian.crowd.embedded.api.User
import com.atlassian.jira.bc.issue.IssueService
import com.atlassian.jira.bc.issue.IssueService.TransitionValidationResult
import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue

def Issue issue = issue

def workflowActionId = 21
def User adminUser = ComponentAccessor.userUtil.getUser("admin")
def IssueService issueService = ComponentAccessor.issueService

issue.subTaskObjects.each {
    def TransitionValidationResult validationResult = issueService.validateTransition(adminUser,, workflowActionId, issueService.newIssueInputParameters())
    if (validationResult.valid) {
        issueService.transition(adminUser, validationResult)

If those sub-tasks can have different statuses, you will need to find the appropriate actionId for each status and then execute the transition.

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