I'm currently on JIRA 6.4.8 and using JETI 184.108.40.206
I need some regex help initializing the Due Date field. It doesn't seem to be working properly. My regex passes the test fine in jeti, but when I send test emails, with the data the field doesn't initialize.
I'm using the following Field Context and regex below.
|If||Email Body||matches||(\W|^)Due Date:\s(\w+( \w+)*.+)(|$),||set||Due Date||with value||from Capture Group (2)||in new issues|
The Due Date field is displayed on a ticket as dd/Mon/yy which looks like 1/Mar/16 for example. I tried sending an email with Due Date: 11/Mar/16 as part of the email body, but the field does not initialize.
Is there an issue with my regex or is that field not able to be initialized via email?
I kinda feel like it's my regex. I had issues initializing a single select list custom field until I dialed the regex in properly.
Any help anybody would be able to provide me with is much appreciated! Thanks!
@Tibor Hegyi [META-INF], thank you for the page on how to initialize date fields! https://www.meta-inf.hu/display/PLUG/Field+Contexts
This helped immensely, but please note, the example provided on your page has a white space in the regex. It's just before $group1. I copied and pasted it into the Use Value field for my field rule, and it didn't work when testing. It took me a while to notice the extra white space. :cheeky:
My Field Rules worked below. :laugh:
Goal of Rule: Set fields in New issues being created from emails
Regex: (\W|^)Due Date:\s(\w+( \w+)*.+)(|$)
Match in: Email Body
Use Value From Manual: $parser.parseDate("MM-dd-yy",$group2)
Issue Field: Due Date
This page contains details on how to initialize date fields: https://www.meta-inf.hu/display/PLUG/Field+Contexts
You can test your regex if it matches the mail body. Use the Test feature for that.
I have multiple projects that use variations of the same base workflow. The variations depend on the requirements of the project or issue type. The variations mostly come in the form of new statuses ...
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