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Scriptrunner behaviour not working with getFieldById(getFieldChanged()) mapped to issuetype field

import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.CustomFieldManager
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.comments.CommentManager
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomField
import com.atlassian.jira.util.ImportUtils
import com.atlassian.jira.user.util.DefaultUserManager
import com.atlassian.crowd.embedded.api.User
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueManager
import com.atlassian.jira.user.util.UserManager
import static*
import static*
import static com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueFieldConstants.ASSIGNEE
import com.onresolve.jira.groovy.user.FieldBehaviours
import static com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueFieldConstants.*
import groovy.transform.BaseScript

@BaseScript FieldBehaviours fieldBehaviours

def issueManager = ComponentAccessor.getIssueManager()
def issueService = ComponentAccessor.getIssueService()

def selectedIssueType = getIssueContext().getProjectObject().getKey()

def issueType = getFieldById(getFieldChanged())
def optionsManager = ComponentAccessor.getOptionsManager()

def instance = getFieldByName("Instance")
def selectedOption = issueType.getValue() as String

def desc = getFieldById("description")
def descValue = "test desc"

switch (selectedOption) {

case "Epic":


case "Story":




This code does not work, if I change issue type, nothing changes

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Ravi Sagar Community Leader Oct 07, 2019

Hi @gabe vid 

Behaviours are based on combination of project and issue type.

This page has information about it.

What exactly are you trying to do in your code? Make the instance field mandatory when Issue Type is either Epic or Story? For which project?


Yes, that's what I'm trying to do

The project is selected in the behaviour "Mappings"

I need to do so cause I want the fields to be mandatory even in case you change the issue type of an old issue to the Epic or Story ones

Ravi Sagar Community Leader Oct 08, 2019

Hi @gabe vid 

Try this code to make Instance field required when Issue Type is either Epic or Story.

def issueTypeValue = getFieldById(getFieldChanged()).getValue()
def instanceField = getFieldByName("Instance")

switch ( ) {

case "Epic":
case "Story":


I hope it helps.


Like gabe vid likes this

Great, it worked this way.

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