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Post function (scriptrunner script) to set a current date value in custom field


Hi, I use script to set custom field on issue create:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

import static java.lang.Math.*

import java.sql.Timestamp

def Begin_Date = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager().getCustomFieldObject('custmofield_10200')

issue.setCustomFieldValue(Begin_Date, new Timestamp(new Date().time))

But its dont work, and I get error:

 The following log information was produced by this execution. Use statements"...") to record logging information.
2019-07-29 15:11:39,708 ERROR [workflow.ScriptWorkflowFunction]: ************************************************************************************* 2019-07-29 15:11:39,708 ERROR [workflow.ScriptWorkflowFunction]: Script function failed on issue: CR-20406, actionId: 1, file: <inline script> java.lang.NullPointerException at com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueImpl.getCustomFieldValue( at com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueImpl.setCustomFieldValue( at com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue$setCustomFieldValue$ Source) at

 Help me please =)

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Hello @Владислав Яшин 

You are using setCustomFieldValue method on issue object, this is something which will not work.

Details as to what you should use are here

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