Using Script Runner post-function to change the reporter of a sub-task to current user

Hello,

We have a transition that creates a subtask using a built-in script post-function. However on creation the subtask's reporter is the same as the parent issue when we need it to be the current user. I've done a fair bit of searching and have found a plugin that might resolve this but I'm sure theres a way of using script runner to do this as well. Can anyone help?

Update:

I attempted putting this in "additional actions" however it just caused the sub-task creation to fail:

"issue.reporterid = currentUser"

Thanks,

Graham

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I think you should add the following in additional actions

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue;
import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager;
issue.reporterId = ComponentManager.getInstance().getJiraAuthenticationContext().getUser().getName();

Thanks Kostas. That worked a treat!

You are welcome.

Cheers

FYI. We have been using the original script in this answer for a while with great success, but it no longer works after our upgrade to JIRA 7.1.2.

We are now using:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue


def currentAppUser = ComponentAccessor.getJiraAuthenticationContext().getLoggedInUser()


issue.setReporter(currentAppUser);

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