Calculated number field


I am trying to add two custom fields and i am using below script,

<!-- @@Formula:

(issue.get("customfield_11907") != null ? issue.get("customfield_11907") : 0) +

(issue.get("customfield_11912") != null ? issue.get("customfield_11912") : 0)


Is there anything wrong in this?

Because the values in the fields are displaying in the screen but it is not adding.

For example:

customfield_11907 has value : 100

customfield_11912 has value : 40

addition of these fields : 10,040 (i am getting answers like this)

expected answer is 140

Can any1 please help.




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Hi Nandees,


here your code :


import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue;
import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.CustomFieldManager;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomField;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.customfields.option.Option;
CustomFieldManager customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager();
MutableIssue issue = issue;
CustomField cf1 = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObject('customfield_11907');
CustomField cf2 = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObject('customfield_11912');
Double value1 = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cf1) != null ? new Double(issue.getCustomFieldValue(cf1).toString()): new Double(0);
Double value2 = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cf2) != null ? (Double)issue.getCustomFieldValue(cf2): new Double(0);
return value1+value2;

Hope this helps,


Hi Fabio, Great!! It worked. Thank you so much your help :) Thanks, Nandeesh

You're welcome :)

Hi Nandeesh,

The reason for your getting 10,040 rather than 140 is that your initial values are being treated as strings and so when you use the + operation it concatenates the two values together giving you 10040 but then this is being displayed as a number.

See for a more comprehensive explanation as to why.

The solution is to ensure that you treat the value returned in the formula as numbers not a string then the + operation will work fine.


(issue.get("customfield_11907") != null ? (Integer.parseInt((String)issue.get("customfield_11907")) : 0) 

please note this is from memory and not tested.


Hope this helps 


Hi Phill, Its not working!!When i try with your example, its not showing any value. <!-- @@Formula: (issue.get("customfield_11907") != null ? (Integer.parseInt((String)issue.get("customfield_11907")) : 0) + (issue.get("customfield_11912") != null ? (Integer.parseInt((String)issue.get("customfield_11912")) : 0) -->

HI Nandeesh Can you confirm what custom field type your two fields (11907 and 11912) are. You may also like to try this format <!-- @@Formula: (issue.get("customfield_11907") != null ? (Integer.parseInt(issue.get("customfield_11907")) : 0) + (issue.get("customfield_11912") != null ? (Integer.parseInt(issue.get("customfield_11912")) : 0) -->

Hi Phill, No luck.. it dint work. 11907 - select list 11912 - number field Thanks, Nandeesh

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