post function to clear checklist items

Im trying to perform a post function that will remove the strikethrough / uncheck all checklist items.


I using the update issue custom field post function (comes with JIRA Suite Utilities Plugin - free).


Can you tell me what the custom field value would be to remove striketrhough / uncheck all checklist items?


or perhaps there is an easier way to do this?



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Hi Jeremy,

I suggest that you first take a look at the following question and its answer. If you still need help, let me know.

How can I add or remove a option to/form the todolist via a groovy script






This doesnt really help, unfortunately. I can change other custom fields using post functions without problem (using JIRA SUITE UTILITIES) to update a custom field value (select lists etc). Was looking for a simple way to just mark the items as unchecked upon transition.


Thanks for your help, but this is not quite what I was looking for. 

Ditto to @Steadfast Financial's question above: I am unable to clear a checklist via a post function. sad

H Andrew,

Checklist 3 now ships with a native post-function that allows you to clear checklist items.

Here's a link to the documentation.


Sure, you just need to get it supported on Atlassian Cloud. ;)

I've discovered that the JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions plug-in has a "Clear Field Value" Post Function that can be used to clear the entire checklist on a transition.

Thanks @Andrew Pane,

That is definitely useful for Checklist V2.x but is not required for Checklist v3.x as it comes with a post function that can clear the checklist and even replace it with new items.

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