How to customize automatic clone linking


By default, when a clone is created and there exists a Cloners link type, the clone will automatically be linked back to the original issue. This capability can be customized in a number of ways using Example

Use link type name

Make sure you use the link type name and not either the inward or outward link description when specifying the link type in your customization. Go to Admin -> Issue Linking to see the link types that are available.

Steps to change link type and direction

For a customized clone operation add something similar to the following example:

Example for 1 and customized action
1.linkType = Blocks
# linkDirection default is OUTWARD
1.linkDirection = INWARD = Blocks = INWARD

Steps to prevent linking

To prevent a links being created:

Example for 1 and customized action
1.linkType = =