Create issue if transitioned by specific user - 7.x


Estimated Time: 6 min

You would like to create an issue only in the case where it was transitioned by a specific user. 


This scenario uses an example ePub workflow that helps teams coordinate the publication of electronic books. We can add a Create Issue post function that processes when users transition issues from the "In Edit" to "In Composition" steps and uses regex to inspect a built-in Substitution Variable called "%transition_user_id%".  If the user transitioning matches the value(s) provided, then a new issue is created. If the user does not match, a new issue is not created, but the transition step is processed. 


The following steps demonstrate how to configure Create on Transition, regex inspection of the user transitioning using a built-in function: