Get customfieldvalue with JS


Im having abit of issue getting a customfield value for an issue with values that are in the background e.g when there is a transition screen, i want to pull an existing customfield value that was entered in at the create screen visible in the background

I currently can get the value if the field is within the same transition screen, but i cant do this when the field is not in the transition screen:


Any guidance?

Many thanks, 


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First you have to get issue key using jira javascript API JIRA.Issue.getissuekey(). Then you can retrieve the value of the required field using Jira REST API /rest/api/2/issue/{issueIdOrKey}. Replace {issueIdOrKey} with the key retrieved by Jira.Issue.Getissuekey(). 

You can read more about retrieving issue key from javascript here

You can read more about jira rest api here

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