how can i keep customfields sync'ed between parent and subtasks?

my goal is...

whenever  a certain field in the parent task is updated..this new value need to be synced to this parents sub-task(s)

for the components field i figured out...now i am fiddling around with a custom text field.

can you please advise ?

 

thank you

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Hey there,

You can use smart values in the fields that you'd like to copy. So if you're looping through a list of subtasks and using the "Edit issue fields" action, you can set the value of your custom text field to be:

 

{{triggerIssue.Customfield name}}

 

This will set the customfield's value to the value from the triggering issue

thank you Mark...

i chose the {{parent.issue.Customfield Name}} option over triggerIssue...

 

what exactly is the difference here since both seem to work?

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