The Add comment post function automatically creates a comment in the current, parent or any issue returned by a parser expression. The comment text can be composed of free text in combination with various fields using their field codes.
The comment author can be selected among various user fields and the visibility can be restricted by project role or by user group.
Use cases and examples using this condition
|Use case||Type||Function||Use case description||Complexity|
|Add comment when rejecting an issue||Add comment|
When an issue is rejected, a comment will be added to the current issue mentioning the reporter.
|Alert the assignee of important issues|
Add a comment to an issue mentioning the assignee.
The comment will only be added, if the issue priority is set to "High" or "Highest" to ensure that the assignee will only be alerted for important issue
|Alert the reporter|
Add a simple comment to an issue mentioning the reporter.
This use case might come in handy if you don't want to use extra events in your notification schemes to notify specific users - like the reporter.
|Push status updates to the linked Epic||Add comment|
Add a comment to the linked Epic including the summary and status of the current issue.
This is helpful when you don't want to keep track of individual Stories and only receive notifications of the linked Epic (e.g. as a watcher or reporter).
|Push status updates to the parent||Add comment|
Add a comment to the parent issue including the summary and status of the current issue.
This is helpful when you don't want to keep track of individual sub-tasks and only receive notifications of the parent issue (e.g. as a watcher or reporter).