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Show/Hide custom field based another another field value selection using Scriptrunner

What is the easiest way to show or hide a field (A) based on what the value is in another single select field (B) ? I used to put something in the field configuration scheme on the single select field A but that no longer seems to work. 

We have Scriptrunner and so I was trying to use a behaviour but the field does not appear at all and I cannot find a dummies guide to walk me through this example. So far I have:


def fieldIsBMTheLM = getFieldById("customfield_30450")   <---- B
def fieldBookingManager= getFieldById("customfield_30551") <------ A
def bookingManagerRequired = fieldIsBMTheLM.getValue();

if (bookingManagerRequired == "No") { //No

else {



Many thanks! 

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Hi Claire! 

Here is a simple example that works in my instance. This hides a Text Field based on what value is in a Single Select List: 

def textField = getFieldByName("TextFieldB")
def selectList = getFieldByName("SelectListA")

def selectListValue = selectList.getValue()

if (selectListValue == "AAA") {
} else {

This Behaviour is meant to go on the field you are basing the Behaviour on. In your example, you want to hide the Field A based on Field B. So the Behaviour should be put on Field B so that it is triggered every time the field is changed. 

Thank you Carmen, I will give this a go.

Hello @Carmen Creswell _Adaptavist_  

I have a checkbox field with  6 different options and would want to show the date field based on one of the options. In my question, I should have given the values as(A, B,C,D,E,F) instead of True, False and NA for better understanding. 

I want that-

1.If option D is ticked( D is an option of a checkbox field) then the Date field(Compliance Date) should be visible or else It should be hidden.

2. Even if D is ticket along with (A,B,C,E,F) the Compliance Date field should be visible and only hidden if D is not ticked.


Can you please advice on this?



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