Bulk copy custom field values to comments?


We have hundreds of custom fields which we want to retire (or decommission)

What i want to do is to copy their values over to comments before deleting those custom fields.

I am aware that script runner plugin has a functionality to do bulk copy but that is valid only for copying between two custom fields.

Do we have any solution for bulk copying data from a custom field to a system field such as description or comments?

Any plugins which may be able to do this?


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Script Runner for sure can do this.

JJupin (ours) can do this too, but you will have to script your way out, too

I would copy them to a formatted table in the description. But... you should do this, it will make your instance faster, more maintainable and easy to use.

Hi Radu,


Can I get the sample code or guidance that how to achieve this?


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