Couldn't modify a Custom field value, via ScriptRunner


I'm using ScriptRunner and trying to find a way to modify a value of certain Custom field.

The code below runs just fine, values which were printed to log, are the correct values..

But it doesn't post to DB the change that I made to the Custom field.

I'm using one of the 2 recommended methods to modify values - in my case:



package com.onresolve.jira.groovy.test.scriptfields.scripts

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue
import groovy.xml.MarkupBuilder
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.util.DefaultIssueChangeHolder
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.ModifiedValue
import org.apache.log4j.Logger
import org.apache.log4j.Level



//Get an Issue object
def issue = event.issue as Issue;

//Get a Log object
def log = Logger.getLogger("com.acme.CreateSubtask");

String issueType = "Default_Type";

//Get the type of this issue (Bug, Story, etc.)
issueType = issue.getIssueType().getName();

if (issueType.equals("Bug"))
log.debug ("IssueType is: Bug");

//Set a field's value

//Get a CustomFieldManager object
def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager();

//Get a specific field - using the field Name label
def tgtField = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Scrum Team");

def selectedFieldName = tgtField.getFieldName();
log.debug ("Selected Field Name: " + selectedFieldName);

//Get the current value of a Selected Custom field
def selectedFieldValue = issue.getCustomFieldValue(tgtField)
log.debug ("Selected Field Value: " + selectedFieldValue);

//Define a DefaultIssueChangeHolder
def changeHolder = new DefaultIssueChangeHolder()

//Modify the field's value
tgtField.updateValue(null, issue, new ModifiedValue(issue.getCustomFieldValue(tgtField), "DEV"),changeHolder);


1 answer


Issue was with the field type.

Tried to post String value into a 'Select List (single choice)' field type.

It should be defined first, though that list of mine includes String values...

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