Can other field values be changed when the calculation occur? Is it possible to impact another field on the screen with a new value from the "formula" code at the same time the calculation runs? Will it also work with JIRA 6.x's inline edit?
PS: We cant use the Behaviors plugin because it does not support IE 8.
Unfortunately, this isn't possible.
First of all, calculation only occurs when a "view issue" screen is displayed - never during a transition. For that matter, calculated fields cannot be shown on transition screens (this is a limitation of JIRA).
Then, calculation occurs during indexing - at which time you cannot modify an issue.
To my knowledge, the only way to do what you want (or at least some of it) is using the Behaviors plugin, unfortunately.
Oh, cool! I never thought of trying to create an edit template for them, since you can't really edit them.
Still, they won't get updated during the life of the transition screen, but that might be acceptable in some cases. I'll try adding edit templates to my custom fields asap! Thanks for the info.
No problem, I worked it out when I first used the message fields in the Jira toolkit - logically, they had to display on edit screens somehow.
But yes, they've got the same problem as inline-edit because they won't refresh on editing oter fields, so it's not entirely ideal, but hey - close is good :-)
Hi Nic, thanks a lot. I am sorry, but I don't know what line I should be add in my case :) I'd like to see and use in Post functions values of Jira Misc calculated fields. Is it possible? And what should I add to atlassian-plugin.xml for example to see in transition screen read only Jira misc calculated Date-time field: Customfield_11492 (Duedate for development based on date of agreement from customer).
I'm afraid I don't understand the question. Jira misc calculated fields calculates some information based on other data and is an addon. You're asking about editing field data, so you need to be doing that in your own plugin, not trying to hack jira misc calculated fields (and, you don't want to edit calculated values anyway)
I think you need to step back and define exactly what you are trying to acheive here, as everything you're posting seems rather muddled so far.
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