Introduction to Jira expressions
Data Types . To quickly find out how to access a particular issue field, you can visit the
Issue Fields help tab. Finally, to find out which global ("context") variables can be used in an expression, visit the
Global Variables help tab.
Jira expressions in JMWE for JIRA Cloud
Jira expressions in JMWE for Jira Cloud are used to insert information in
You can insert issue, transition and current user information into the conditions using Jira expressions.
Scripting features in Jira expressions
To learn more about Jira expressions:
Limitations of Jira expressions
Jira Cloud enforces the following stringent limitations while using Jira expressions. This section explains them in context to JMWE. For more information, see the official Jira expressions documentation.
- The expression's length is limited to 1,000 characters or 100 syntactic elements.
Limitations inside the Jira expressions written by users: The expression can execute at most 10 expensive operations (expensive operations are those that load additional data, such as entity properties, comments, or custom fields). For example, A condition that checks for a version
1.0 on every issue linked to the current issue.
issue.links.every(link => link.outwardIssue.versions.every(ver => (ver.name == "1.0")))
Evaluation will fail if there are more than 10 linked issues.