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Jira Behaviors - copying date field and formatting issue using script runner behaviors


i am trying to copy value from Epic To Story when the user click on the issues in epic button using the jira script runner Behaviours .

i manage to copy custom field select list field , due date and assignee.


i have a problem copy links issue field created by the easy links add-on.

the links are created on the single / multiple links custom field as Issues.

the closest solution i found is to use this method : 

// Get a pointer to the Linked Issues Text Area
def linkedIssuesCF = getFieldById("issuelinks")

// Get a pointer to the Issue Links Field
def issueLinksCF = getFieldById("issuelinks-linktype")

//Set the field to the Relateted Test Object link type
issueLinksCF.setFormValue("Related Test Object") 

its copy the value of the 1 issue links to the issue links system field,

this solution is not good for me because i need to copy multiple field , and this solution is copying only 1 field , another problem is the links issues system field cant be present in the story create screen.


i use this code :

the parent issue is the issue listed in the story epic link.


CustomField customFieldTeamResponsible = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Team Responsible")

        String customFieldValueTeamResponsible = parentIssue.getCustomFieldValue(customFieldTeamResponsible)

//getting the field i cant to set the value on the story

def FormField cu = getFieldById(customfield_12321);

                cu.setFormValue(customFieldValueTeamResponsible );


i also tried to use 

Issue customFieldValueTeamResponsible = parentIssue.getCustomFieldValue(customFieldTeamResponsible)

in order to get the value as Issue , but no success.

i can see the at the log that the customFieldValueTeamResponsible  value is an issue key from the custom field on the Epic.  



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The following will output the date picker date for the current date using the preference for the current user.

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.datetime.DateTimeFormatterFactory
import com.atlassian.jira.datetime.DateTimeStyle

def formatterFactory = ComponentAccessor.getComponent(DateTimeFormatterFactory.class)
def localDatePickerFormatter = formatterFactory.formatter().forLoggedInUser().withStyle(DateTimeStyle.DATE_PICKER)
localDatePickerFormatter.format(new Date())

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