Date Calculation In Jira Cloud

I would like to write a script which calclautes the differnce between two date fields and display the result as number of days in a custom text field on the jira cloud.

Field 1 : start date (Date Picker)

Field 2 : end date (Date Picker)

Field 3 . total number of days. (Text Field)

Expected result:

Filed 3 = field 2 - field 1

I have tried script runner as well but there are limitation on using script runner on the cloud. i was not able to import the issue class package on the cloud.


is there any other work around for this ?


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Hi Karthik,

You may have luck with another add-on such as EazyBI as discussed in the Communities post Custom calculated field(s).  Here is the response from EazyBI support in that ticket:

If Field 1 and Field 2 are imported in eazyBI, you can create a new calculated measure with arithmetical calculation formula:

[Measures].[Field 1] - [Measures].[Field 2]

In case, if Field 2 is empty, the result will be a value from Field 1. Add this measure in columns.

If these custom fields are imported as measures, you can use measures "Field 1 created" and "Field 2 created" (or for due and resolved issus) to get them rolled-up for projects or other dimensions. 

To get the total for each column, use eazyBI option Total.

For more specific answer please write to and describe what kind of custom fields they are, how they are imported and the report you want to build.

Hopefully that helps!



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