Get issue's field value by name


How can I programmatically get value of some standard field by name? For example, "assignee", or "description".

I know, that I can use


but I don't know exact field, I know it in runtime.

Thanks in advance.

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Mizan Community Champion Jun 10, 2012

are you writing a plugin ? did you mean issue creation/editing by runtime ?

Yes, I'm writting a plugin. I have a field name as a String, also I got some issue. I want to get value of that field.

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Try this.

CustomField cField = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("name");
String value = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cField);

So, I can work with built in field (assignee, summary) as with custom fields via customFieldManager?

I might have misunderstood but the above is for custom fields only. Everything else, you already know the methods right?

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