Add Watcher's based on custom field options

Hi There,

We have a Select list custom field named "Platform". We want to add only specific users to watchers field based on the options selected with help of groovy script in post function. The script composed below adds all the users (user1 to user6) and does not check for the values selected. Kindly help me in modifying the script.


import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager
import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

def componentManager = ComponentManager.getInstance()
def watcherManager = componentManager.getWatcherManager()
def userManager = componentManager.getUserUtil()
def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()

def cf = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjects()?.find{it.untranslatedName == 'Platform'}

def watchUsers = {usernames ->
usernames.each {
def user = userManager.getUser(it)
watcherManager.startWatching(user, issue.getGenericValue())
if (cf) {

def cfValue = 'option1'
cfValue = issue?.getCustomFieldValue(cf)?.value
def users = ["user1", "user2"]

def cfValue2 = 'option2'
cfValue2 = issue?.getCustomFieldValue(cf)?.value
def usersA = ["user3", "user4"]

def cfValue3 = 'option3'
cfValue3 = issue?.getCustomFieldValue(cf)?.value
def usersB = ["user5", "user6"]

else {
log.error "Customfield 'My Custom Field' not found."


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You want:

if (issue?.getCustomFieldValue(cf)?.value == "option2) {
else if (...)

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