I want to be able to capture the snapshot of component field values when the issue moved to resolved state,#
So, i created a custom field - component_at_resolution and added a post function copy field values to field and copied over Components to this new custom field.
The problem is that when i see the result on the view issue screen, it is showing me like this
[GenericEntity:Component][id,1526][project,426][description,null][name,Component A][lead,null][assigneetype,0][url,null],[GenericEntity:Component][id,1553][project,426][description,null][name,Component B][lead,null][assigneetype,0][url,null]
How do i fix this.
PS: I chose component_at_resolution to be single line text custom field
Ah, this is down to data types.
Components are represented by component objects in the database. I suspect your custom field is a string, so when you copy <component> into it, you're getting a rather ugly representation of a set of component objects dumped into it.
You need to iterate over the list of component objects and extract their names to strings if you want a "clean" representation of them for the humans (but bear in mind that they won't be components any longer, just a list of names)
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