I have created a groovy to copy reporter value to a custom field "QA conatact" but that fails can you please help me to create groovy


MutableIssue issue = issue;
CustomField cfQAContact = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager().getCustomFieldObjectByName("QA Contact");

def qacontact = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cfQAContact);

def currentReporter = issue.reporter;
issue.setCustomFieldValue(cfQAContact, currentReporter);

7 answers

Hi Basudev,

Is this in a post function ?

Yes Thanos

Then make sure that you call this function before the "Update change history..." step. If that is not successful, try the script below

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.ModifiedValue
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.util.DefaultIssueChangeHolder
import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
def cfQAContact = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjects(issue).find {it.name == "QA Contact"}
def qacontact = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cfQAContact)
//issue.reporter should not be null
if(!qacontact && issue.reporter) {
	def changeHolder = new DefaultIssueChangeHolder()
	cfQAContact.updateValue(null, issue, new 	ModifiedValue(cfQAContact, issue.reporter),changeHolder)

Please let me know if this works for you.

It shows below error

2016-03-21 05:55:38,655 http-bio-443-exec-18 ERROR bbehera 355x332593x1 s9is0g /secure/QuickCreateIssue.jspa [scriptrunner.jira.workflow.ScriptWorkflowFunction] Script function failed on issue: DESTDMSTR-37, actionId: 1, file: D:\Atlassian\Application Data\JIRA\scripts\Workflow Transition\NewGroovy1.groovy
java.lang.ClassCastException: com.atlassian.jira.crowd.embedded.ofbiz.OfBizUser cannot be cast to com.atlassian.jira.user.ApplicationUser
at com.atlassian.jira.issue.customfields.impl.UserCFType.getDbValueFromObject(UserCFType.java:79)
at com.atlassian.jira.issue.customfields.impl.AbstractSingleFieldType.createValue(AbstractSingleFieldType.java:161)
at com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomFieldImpl.createValue(CustomFieldImpl.java:833)
at com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomFieldImpl.updateValue(CustomFieldImpl.java:505)
at com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomFieldImpl.updateValue(CustomFieldImpl.java:487)
at com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.OrderableField$updateValue.call(Unknown Source)
at NewGroovy1.run(NewGroovy1.groovy:29)

I suspect the issue.reporter return to you a user of type OfBizUser. But you want the Application User. You should use userManager to get the Application User, but before I continue could you tell me you JIRA version ?   

It's 6.3.15

So, use UserUtil or UserManager to get the ApplicationUser using reporter's name or key. Using UserUtil for example, replace the updateValue with

cfQAContact.updateValue(null, issue, new    ModifiedValue(cfQAContact, ComponentAccessor.getUserUtil().getUserByName(issue.getReporter().getName())),changeHolder)

or in your original script 

issue.setCustomFieldValue(cfQAContact, ComponentAccessor.getUserUtil().getUserByName(issue.getReporter().getName()));

PS. In your original script you don't need to use the .store() if the post function is before the "Update change history..." step.

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