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Strip Text and Copy to another field

We have a need to take an issue and remove the hyphen and issue number from an issue and copy just the project key into another field.

I am new to using ScriptRunner and am looking for some guidance into how this can be done.

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Hi Branden,

You can remove the hyphen and the issue number with replaceAll() method. Below is the sample script that applied in Behaviours:

//Get the current issue key to remove its hyphen and the issue number
def test = (underlyingIssue as String).replaceAll(/-.*/,'')


def textField = getFieldByName("Single Text")

//Copy the project key to another field "Single Text"
textField.setFormValue(test)

You can also refer to the community post here: Trim string with ScriptRunner for trimming the string before the '@' and copy that value in another text field in Post Function. 

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