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Introduction

The Create issue post function automatically creates a single standard issue or sub-task in any given project. The issue type can be selected from all available issue and sub-task issue types in the system (excluding next-gen projects). 

Additional field values can be inherited or manually set using parser expressions



The configuration

The table below lists all available parameters that have to (*) or optionally can be set in this post function.


ParameterDescription
Issue type*

The issue type of the issue to be created. The following options are available:

  • Selected issue type
  • Parser expression (standard issue type) ((info) expects an issue type ID or reference like %{issue.issueType.id})
  • Parser expression (sub-task issue type) ((info) expects a sub-task issue type ID or a reference like %{issue.issueType.id})

In case a sub-task is chosen, the respective parent has to selected.

Parent issue (only for sub-tasks)*

Choose the parent issue under which you want to create a sub-task. The following options are available:

  • Current issue
  • Parent issue
  • Selected issue
  • Parser expression ((info) the input has to be an issue key)

The parent issue is only shown when a sub-task is selected as issue type.

Project (only for standard issue types)*

The project the issue will be created in. It comes with the following options:

  • Current project
  • Selected project
  • Parser expression ((info) the input has to be a project ID or a reference like %{issue.project.id})

Please note that the project selection does not show up when the issue type is a sub-task.

Summary*Enter plain text and optionally use field codes, e.g. %{issue.summary}, to insert field values.
DescriptionEnter plain text and optionally use field codes, e.g. %{issue.summary}, to insert field values.
Additional fields

Optionally set additional field values. 

In the popup after clicking the Add button you can select to set the value in two ways:

  • Copy field from current issue (the value from the selected field will be copied over to the new issue)
  • Set field value manually (parser expression)
Run as

 Select the user that will be used to execute this post function (the issue creator). The user can be selected among from these options:

  • Current user
  • Selected user
  • Assignee
  • Reporter
  • Creator
  • Project lead
  • Parent's assignee
  • Parent's reporter
  • Parent's creator
Conditional execution

Enter a condition (a logical expression) using the expression parser syntax. 

You can even logically link and nest conditions in expressions as you like in order to map more complex conditions. 

(warning) The post function will only be executed if the condition is met (returns true.).

Get started

Get started by trying out the example configurations provided out of the box.



The following example configurations are currently available:


Additional use cases can be found here!


Use cases and examples using this post function