Working with Marketplace apps – Deep Clone for Jira
As we saw in Chapter 4, Modifying the Board, Workflow, and Associated Schemes, Atlassian Marketplace apps can bring some very helpful functionality to our JWM projects by extending the capabilities of the built-in tools.
So, we will continue that spirit here with the Marketplace app called Deep Clone for Jira. Earlier, in the Creating issues externally section, we learned how to create issues outside of the normal Create button process. With Deep Clone, we can create issues by cloning existing issues.
Jira has a built-in clone process, but it does not provide much flexibility. Namely, you can only clone an issue into the same project, and you cannot adjust any fields in the new issue during the cloning process.
What sets Deep Clone apart is its ability to modify all the fields that are available in the create screen for the new issue, regardless of the project you are cloning into. So, you can clone an issue from...