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Use smart values on customfield dropdown field

Hi!

I have a dropdown customfield where all fields are in the format "Some value [custom ID]". 

When running an automation rule, I need to get just the custom ID part of the customfield. 

If I just print the customfield, it works, but if I add any smart value functions to it, I just get a blank text

The below is what should be correct to get the custom ID part:

{{issue.customfield_NNNNN.match("(\[.*?\])").get(0).substring(1,-1)}}

 

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Alex Koxaras Community Leader Sep 07, 2022

Hi @Kai Ytterberg and welcome to the community

Text methods do not apply to single select fields. That's why you are getting null. You should first place your value on a variable and then do your expression. Mine works like this:

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And I get proper results!

Hope that helps :)

Thank you! Exactly what I was looking for! :)

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Alex Koxaras Community Leader Sep 17, 2022

Good to know that! Thank you for marking my answer as accepted! :)

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