Delete a customField from an issue

Hi everybody,

I would like to delete a customfield of my issue with a groovy script only on a particular case (if my employee is in the category "permanent employee", i wish delete the customfield "contract end date" of my issue). Is it something possible ?

Otherwise I should clear my field.

4 answers

1 accepted

1 vote
Accepted answer
Aleksandr Zuevich Community Champion Jun 06, 2017

you can do 

0 votes
Joseph Pitt Community Champion Jun 02, 2017

Fields are either displayed or not displayed based on issue type or project. You can't delete it on a case by case basis. 

0 votes

I assume you don't really mean "delete", but just "blank out or empty the date of a field"?

A scripted listener is the best way to do that, it can listen for issue changes, check if your employee field has changed, check the new employee's category and set the customfield value to "null" if appropriate.

Thanks for your answer guys, the best way to do what i wanted to do is to hide the field like Aleksander said. :)

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Jan 08, 2019 in Jira

How to Jira for designers

I’m a designer on the Jira team. For a long time, I’ve fielded questions from other designers about how they should be using Jira Software with their design team. I’ve also heard feedback from other ...

808 views 3 9
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you