Using Variable "Custom Field " when posting a comment via a rule

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Briefly describe (1-2 sentences) the bug you’re experiencing:
When I am creating a rule to post a comment, I want to add a variable item - the selection of a single select custom field. When I select the variables I want, it is showing in the comment box the incorrect name of the custom field that I want. However, in the preview pane, it shows the correct one. Once I refresh the rule, this corrects itself, but it is confusing when first creating the rule.

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Create a rule
  2. Action → Post a comment
  3. Add any custom field variable to be posted in the comment
  4. See what the preview shows vs. the comment box shows

Browser version:
same issue

What version of Asana are you using (Personal, Starter, Advanced, Enterprise, Enterprise+, Premium, Business or legacy Enterprise)?
I tested this on Enterprise and Business

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Hi @Kelsea_Riddick, thank you for the detailed report, and apologies for the trouble. I’ve been able to replicate this on my end, so I’ve filed a report with our Developers for investigation. As soon as I have an update I’ll get back to you!

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Hi @Kelsea_Riddick, thanks again for your report! Our Developers have deployed a fix for this issue with variables. I can see on my end that the names are populating correctly now! Let me know if that’s not the case for you :slight_smile: