Create multiple subtasks for specific issue type - Cloud

Scenario

Estimated Time: 9 min

Each time a new issue is created that is of a certain issue type, you want to create a set of sub-tasks using the same summary as the parent issue.   

Background

We can configure a Create Sub-task post function that processes when users create a new issue. For each instance of this transition, we inspect the issue type and if it is a "Story", we automatically create a set of sub-tasks. We inspect the issue type using one of Create on Transition's powerful Substitution VariablesIn order to better identify subtasks, we prepend the parent issue summary with the name of the sub-task.

Steps

The following steps demonstrate how to configure Create on Transition, using regex inspection of the issue type and the Create multiple issues feature: