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Script Runner Check Length of Custom Field

How to do I check the length of a Custom Field that is a Text Field (single line)?

Need to validate if it is more than 10 characters. If it is 10 or less, it should throw an error.

I'm also planning to do this after checking the content of another field.

2 answers

1 vote

I think you need something like the below (although you could do it in one hard-to-read line if you want)

def myField = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjects(issue)find {it.name == "My field name"}

def myFieldValue = issue.getCustomFieldValue()

if (myFieldValue.length() > 10) {return true}

// put some validator response and a return false here - it'll catch empty strings and anything shorter than 11 characters

@Nic Brough _Adaptavist_ 

I'm trying to adapt your code, any reason why this doesn't work? Behaviour set to a custom field.

def acc = getFieldById("Acceptance Criteria")

if (acc.length() > 50)  {
    ac.setHelpText("The input is too long")
}

else {
ac.setHelpText("")
}

@Brian 

Your code is incorrect.

Your variable has different names around the code

The getFieldById is expecting an ID and a name is provided

Hello @Marc Jason Mutuc

Or you can create simple scripted validator (with easy-to-read condition) like this:

cfValues['CustomFieldName'].length() > 10

and ignore static type checking error.

Hi Mark,

 my custom field is titled "name". I'm getting this error

What type of field is it?  Unless it's a plain string (short text field), you'll probably need to convert it to something that has a .length function.

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