Copy worklog to custom field

Hello

 

I am trying to copy logged work to specific customfield using Script listener with event "Issue Commented"

Here is my code

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue;
import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager
import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueManager
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomField;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.comments.CommentManager
def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
MutableIssue issueToUpdate = (MutableIssue) event.issue;
def timeWorked = issueToUpdate.getTimeSpent();
def cf = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjects(issueToUpdate).find {it.name == 'customfieldName'};
issueToUpdate.setCustomFieldValue(cf, timeWorked)

 

After comenting issue I see that listener was executed, however custom field value was not changed.

(the same problem is here: https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/35781060 )

 

Could you help me understand what is wrong? Is "setCustomFieldValue" correct function to update fields?

 

Thank you in advance,

Fyodor

2 answers

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Accepted answer

Instead of:

def cf = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjects(issueToUpdate).find {it.name == 'customfieldName'};
issueToUpdate.setCustomFieldValue(cf, timeWorked)

Try:

IssueManager issueManager = ComponentManager.getInstance().getIssueManager();
def cf = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName('customfieldName');
issueToUpdate.setCustomFieldValue(cf, timeWorked);
issueManager.updateIssue(event.getUser(), issueToUpdate, EventDispatchOption.ISSUE_UPDATED, false);

Hello Jeremy, Thanos

 

Thank you advises.

Example from Thanos with "cf.updateValue(...)" works, but it doesn't fire update event, so I assume I need to use example with "issueManager.updateIssue(...)" function.

Unfortunately I am not able to put updateIssue method

How can I do it?

 

1) These examples returns error: "cannot find matching method getIssueManager"

IssueManager issueManager = ComponentManager.getInstance().getIssueManager();

or

def componentManager = ComponentManager.getInstance()
IssueManager issueManager = componentManager.getIssueManager()

 

2) This example returns error: "cannot find matching method updateIssue"

IssueManager issueManager = ComponentAccessor.getIssueManager();
issueManager.updateIssue(event.getUser(), issueToUpdate, EventDispatchOption.ISSUE_UPDATED, false);

 

Thanks,

Fyodor

What version of JIRA?

version 7.0.10

That "updateIssue" should work in JIRA 7, according to the javadoc; however, in hindsight, you also have to import "com.atlassian.jira.event.type.EventDispatchOption" so you can reference ISSUE_UPDATED.

Hello Jeremy,

 

thank you, now it works

Hi Fjodors,

Assuming that your field is a text field, try update the value like this 

def timeWorked = issueToUpdate.getTimeSpent().toString()
def changeHolder = new DefaultIssueChangeHolder()
cf.updateValue(null, issue, new ModifiedValue(issue.getCustomFieldValue(cf), timeWorked),changeHolder)

Please let me know if you use a different type of custom field. Also it would be useful to know JIRA and SR versions.

Kind regards

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