A workflow post-function that creates a comment on the current issue. The text of the comment to be created can be any simple text or a text with Nunjucks annotations.
To add 'Comment issue' post function to a transition:
Click Edit for the workflow that has the transition you wish to add the post-function on.
In the Workflow Designer, select the transition.
Post Functions in the properties panel.
Comment issue from the list of post-functions.
Add to add the post-function on the transition.
Input a comment in the
To input issue or transition or currentUser information in the
Comment field see, How to insert information using Nunjucks annotations.
Add to add the post-function to the transition.
After adding, move the post-function to the appropriate position according to Placing post-functions in a transition document.
Refer Use cases for the use cases for this post-function.
Common to all post-functions:
Known issues specific to this post-function
Troubleshooting this post-function configuration: In case the post-function does not work as expected these are the things to look out for
When you add this post-function to a transition and trigger the transition, the add-on picks the value entered in the
Comment field and adds it as a comment on the issue. The
Comment to be created can be any simple text, e.g.
This is a comment. You can also use Nunjucks annotations to insert issue, transition and current user information into the comment text, using the 'issue', 'transition' and 'currentUser' variables, respectively. To find out more about the variables, see How to insert information using Nunjucks annotations.
Restrict to Group
Restricts the visibility of the comment to a specified group. When you select a valid group name in the
Restrict to Group field, the comment will be visible only to the members of the specified group. For no restriction, leave the field blank.
Restrict to Project Role
Restricts the visibility of the comment to a selected project role. When you select a project role from the drop-down
Restrict to Project Role field, the comment will be visible only to the members of the selected project role. For no restriction, leave the field blank.
Restrict to Internal (Jira Service Desk only)
Restricts the visibility of the comment to the Service Desk Agents and Collaborators only.
Run as current user
The current user will be the author of the comment created on the issue by the post-function.
Run as add-on user
The add-on user will be the author of the comment created on the issue by the post-function.
Run as this user
Any user selected in this field will be the author of the comment created on the issue by the post-function.
To execute this post-function based on the result of a Nunjucks template see Conditional execution.
To delay the execution of this post-function see Delayed execution.