Method getValue() does not work on initialiser function

Hi,

It seems that in the initialiser function behaviours cannot evaluate any field on view screen.

i.e. something like 

def field = getFieldById("customfield_12345")

returns null. Which prevents us doing any conditional formmating... bummer.

Best regards,

Antoine

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There are two problems here.

  1. Form values aren't available in initializers. You may need to use the underlyingIssue object. See open bug https://productsupport.adaptavist.com/browse/SRJIRA-2027
  2. Behaviours function on the Create Issue, Update/Edit Issue, Assign Issue, and Workflow Transition screens. They don't work on the View Issue screen. See https://scriptrunner.adaptavist.com/latest/jira/behaviours-overview.html#_screens

Hi Joshua,

One more issue about the initializer. If I edit the issue, and validate the update, the initializer runs multiple times, I do not know why. As a result, the popup appears several times, and makes the feature unusable.

Regards,

Antoine

Ah, I forgot about underlyingIssue. It actually solved my problem since I need to evaluate a custom field and add a pop-up accordingly. 

This piece of information is nice to have in mind though.

Thanks.

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