Auto-generated field in JIRA

Hello, we use JIRA as a bug-tracking system. When we resolve an issue the fix is deployed to test environment and gets a domain that looks like where key-523 is JIRA issue number.

How can I setup JIRA to have auto-generated fields that contains only a link to the test domain based on the issue number? It would greatly speed-up our testing process if we can click a link and go to testing environemnt rather than manually type it everytime.

Thank you in advance.

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You can use the SIL Script Custom Field available with this plugin. This is a calculated custom field using a simple scripting language. The code would look like this:

if(resolution == "<insert_your_"fixed"_resolution>"){
    return "http://"+ key + "";

You can also return wiki-style text and use the Wiki renderer to make it clickable.

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Install Jamie's Script Runner plugin and use the custom field Scripted Field that comes with it. Use a simple script to get issue.key and build and html string that includes the href link, and probably target="_blank" to open the link in a new window.

Went with teh SIL plugin because you cannot update custom fields in the workflow. But at least I got that working - thanks.

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My best guess would be to write a small custom plugins:

  1. create a customfield of type 'URL', make it only viewable in your screens.
  2. create a custom post-function in JIRA that will simply update this field with value "http://" + issue.getKey()+ ""
  3. Add this post-function into your resolve transition.

But that requires write a postfunction, not that easy if you have never done that before (see )

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