This article explains how to set the description in a cloned issue to be same as that of the original issue from which the ticket is cloned, using the Clone Plus for Jira app.
- Log into Jira as an Administrator.
- Navigate to Settings> Manage apps > Clone Plus for Jira and select the relevant modules as shown:
- Click Configure to open the Clone Plus for Jira Configuration properties page.
- Click the Edit tab.
Add the following clone-plus properties. The property, set.description = %original_description%, will set the description on the cloned issue to be same as the description on the original issue.
# Property for clone + operation.
1.condition.*.*.* = true
1.label = my-Clone+
1.set.description = %original_description%
Click Make Active.
Create an issue with a description and click More, select my-Clone+ operation as shown:
Once the Clone+ operation is performed on the issue, the cloned issue description will be set as per the original issue's description as shown below: