How can i move one custom field data to another custom field by using Scripting?


I am using JIRA 7.3.0 server. Two custom field 'Tester' is there in my JIRA and i want to move and make it only one custom field 'Tester'. How can i do by using script runnner?



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Vasiliy Zverev Community Champion Mar 15, 2017
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    import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
    import com.atlassian.jira.event.type.EventDispatchOption
    import com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueManager
    import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue
    import com.atlassian.jira.issue.UpdateIssueRequest
    import com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomField
    import com.atlassian.jira.user.ApplicationUser
    IssueManager issueManager = ComponentAccessor.getIssueManager();
    UpdateIssueRequest updateIssueRequest = UpdateIssueRequest.builder().eventDispatchOption(EventDispatchOption.ISSUE_UPDATED).sendMail(false).build();
    ApplicationUser curUser = ComponentAccessor.getJiraAuthenticationContext().getUser()
    CustomField copyFrom = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager().getCustomFieldObjectByName("copyFromName")
    CustomField copyTo = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager().getCustomFieldObjectByName("copyToName")
    MutableIssue issue;
    for(String key: getIssuesKeysForUpdate()) {
        issue = issueManager.getIssueObject(key)
    public List<String> getIssuesKeysForUpdate(){
        return Arrays.asList(


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