Get customfieldvalue with JS

Hello!

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:

document.getElementById("customfield_10000").value;

Any guidance?

Many thanks, 

Pon

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Hello, 

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

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Answers-Developer-Questions/Read-current-issue-id-with-javascript/qaq-p/481560

You can read more about jira rest api here

https://docs.atlassian.com/jira/REST/server/#api/2/issue-getIssue

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