How to dynamically alter workflows based on key words in the issue description

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Advanced workflow configuration

I have found some existing workflows in our version 4.3 JIRA system which allowed changes to transitions based on key words defined in the issue field.  The group responsible for this is no longer available. I can't find any documentation on how this actually works. Is there supporting documentation?

Here is an example:

SIGHTING_STATE=true|false                      // adds "sighting" state for silicon issues not yet confirmed as bugs
SIGHTING_REPORT_SUBTASK=true|false  // "sighting report" subtask is created on transition to "sighting" state

 

3 answers

This widget could not be displayed.

Thanks everyone, I will contact our admin to see what plug-in we have.

I think I have a better understanding now of how this would be done.

 

Dan

were you ever able to determine this?

This widget could not be displayed.
Vasiliy Zverev Community Champion Feb 04, 2016

I assume that there was a plugin which analised these fields. See plugin list and try to find one to provide this functions.

That's my feeling too - there's no such functionality in the core workflow in JIRA between versions 2 and 7.  It looks like an instruction of some sort for a post-function to pick up.

This widget could not be displayed.

If you can attach an xml export of your workflow - then probably someone might be able to provide further help.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Summit 2018

Meet the community IRL

Atlassian Summit is an excellent opportunity for in-person support, training, and networking.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted 9 hours ago in Teamwork

What teamwork quotes inspire you?

Hey everyone! My name is Natalie and I'm an editor of the Atlassian Blog and I've got a question for you: What's your favorite quote about teamwork?  We've compiled a list here, along with...

23 views 3 4
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you