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Is there anyway in ScriptRunner to limit a behavior to the Jira Edit function only?

I want a user to be able to enter information into a 'business value' field but not edit that field after the initial entry.  

I have set up a behavior that  restricts entry to the field except when 'current user is in group a'.  However, I want any user in the project who enters a jira issue of that type to be able to input the initial data into the field.  I just do not want them to be able to edit it after initial save.

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You can use getActionName()

if(getActionName() == 'Create' || userIsInGroup){
field.setReadOnly(false)
} else {
field.setReadOnly(true)
}

Thank you for this.  I am still struggling.  I am not technical.  Below is the xml that was created by the Scriptrunner addon when I set this up to restrict access to the field except when current users is a particular group.  I want it to do this but only restrict when the function is edit.

I am not sure how to get that statement above into the xml that the interface created as it is not in what looks to be an xml format.

<config name="Play with edit restrict" description="figure out how to restrict field to edit only but the RTE group" use-validator-plugin="false" guideWorkflow="null">
<field id="customfield_15907" validator-script="" validator-class="" validator-method="" readonly="true" required="false" hidden="false" validator="server">
<except group="1-RTE"/>
</field>
</config>

Inf the "fields" configuration for the behavior, select the correct workflow for your project.

Then, against your custom field that you want to be read-only, click the "add new condition" and select Except and Workflow Action = Create (1).

What this will do is make the field read-only except when the user is in 1-RTE or when the screen is the create screen. 

If you need more complex conditional rules, then you would need to click the "Add server-side script" and write some script code that can control the behavior rules. But I think with your current example, with just 2 "Except" condition, you can manage without any code.

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