Code wanted for default value for calculated field

I'm dumb and can't figure this out.

I have a custom calculated text fiedl. All I want is for it to display the value of another field.

How do I write the code in the 'Description' field to make that happen?

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I did make it work using the field index number, etc. But the field I wanted is the 'Sprint' field and the value I got was the index number of the sprint. Oh, well.

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How are you doing the "custom calculated text field"? With the script runner, a plugin or something else? As it's a calculated field, I'm not sure why you're looking at the default value as the default value won't matter if you override any entered data with a calculation.

Whatever you answer, the response is going to be roughly issue.getCustomFieldValue(field), but it will vary depending on how you want to do it.

Good catch. I didn't mean "Default" but "Description." I fixed that.

I'm talking about a custom "Calculated Text Field" which is described on the page where I select the new custome field type like this:

Calculated Text Field

A calculated tex field. The formula is stored in the field description, inside an html comment.

I'm trying to put in a screen shot:

Ok, before you do, a "calaculated text field" is not a standard function, it's being provided by a plugin somewhere, and don't know which one does it. I'm only really familiar with the hard-coded ones I've written, and the script runner, so I kind of need to know which plugin it is so I can skim the docs (I know roughly what needs doing in Jira terms, but not what the plugin needs from us)

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