Embedding javascript in standardfield?

If we click on Field Configuration, we can edit the description of Standard fields.

Is it possible to embed Java Scripts in Standard fields as well?

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If you're talking about system fields such as Affects Versions and Description, then yes, you can too.

OK, then how can we get value from resolution field and assign to custom field?

Any javascript help would be grateful!!!

Henning Tietgens Community Champion Mar 21, 2013

Maybe you should ask this as a new question?

Consider these points:

  • do you want users to be able to change the custom field value after it's been copied?
  • do you want to overwrite any value already in the custom field on changes to the resolution field?
  • is there any other way than screens that the source value may change?

In stead of JavaScript, you could use my plugin: Slingshot Updatefields to achieve this.

It contains a Workflow Post function and a Listener that you can configure to copy fields within an issue or between issues. It supports build-in fields and customfields of build-in types.


For now, I prefer javascript.

then get some html dev plugin for your browser to see what's going on (to get the id's mainly) and try something along those lines for the field description:

<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
    if(window.addEventListener) {
document.getElementById('sourceid').addEventListener('change', setValue, false);
    } else if (window.attachEvent){
document.getElementById('sourceid').attachEvent("onchange", setValue);

    function setValue() {
        var target = document.getElementById('targetid');
        target.value = this.value;
    // -->

cheers, Jos

How to know ID for system field likes "resolution" ?

var target=document.getElementById('targetid');

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Henning Tietgens Community Champion Mar 21, 2013

Should be. We successfully embed html in a system field description.


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