NullPointerException when getting custom field value post function

Using below code for a custom field which is also a required field( Single Choice list), still getting below error, Need help !!

Code: 

<Field Name> <% out << issue.getCustomFieldValue(componentManager.getCustomFieldManager().getCustomFieldObjectByName("<Field Name> ") %>

 

Error:

java.lang.NullPointerException

       at com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueImpl.getCustomFieldValue(IssueImpl.java:1003)

       at com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue$getCustomFieldValue$0.call(Unknown Source)

       at org.codehaus.groovy.runtime.callsite.CallSiteArray.defaultCall(CallSiteArray.java:45)

       at org.codehaus.groovy.runtime.callsite.AbstractCallSite.call(AbstractCallSite.java:110)

       at org.codehaus.groovy.runtime.callsite.AbstractCallSite.call(AbstractCallSite.java:122)

       at groovy.tmp.templates.GStringTemplateScript5$_getTemplate_closure1.doCall(GStringTemplateScript5.groovy:15)

       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)

       at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)

       at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)

       at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)

       at org.codehaus.groovy.reflection.CachedMethod.invoke(CachedMethod.java:90)

       at groovy.lang.MetaMethod.doMethodInvoke(MetaMethod.java:324)

       at

       at org.apache.coyote.AbstractProtocol$AbstractConnectionHandler.process(AbstractProtocol.java:603)

       at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$SocketProcessor.run(JIoEndpoint.java:310)

       at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(Unknown Source)

       at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source)

       at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)

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Hello, 

The problem is that your variable componentManager is unknown.

it shoud be 

issue.getCustomFieldValue(ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager().getCustomFieldObjectByName("<Field Name> "))

But you would need to make an import

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

Thanks Alexey, Could you please suggest that how can we import library in the email section. 

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<Field Name> <% out << issue.getCustomFieldValue(com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager().getCustomFieldObjectByName("<Field Name> ")) %>

 

Tried, still getting the same error.

Please if you can suggest more solutions.

Thanks in Advance.

What do you pass for <Field Name> ? Make sure the field really exists

Required Order Contract Term (in months): <% out << issue.getCustomFieldValue(com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager().getCustomFieldObjectByName("Required Order Contract Term (in months)")) %>

 

Required Order Contract Term (in months) -  It's a field

Somehow the field is not found in your Jira instance. Or the error is actually different

Hello Alexey

The issue was with the field only, re-indexing has fixed this issue.

Many Many Thanks for Your help :)

Nice to hear. Good luck.

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