How to create a Text Custom Field including as default value the current project name?

Hi there,

I would like to create a jira plugin consisting on a text custom field with its default value equal to the current project name.

I have tried to use the getValueFromIssue but i just works on the issue editing page. In the issue creation page it does not work.

Please any help.

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How are you getting the project in the method?

One of the parameters of the getValueFromIssue method is an issue. I get the project by using issue.getProjectObject().getName(). My problem is that in the issue creation page because the issue is not still created

Eaxctly. But you can get the project from the projectId which is available in the Create Scenario. I think it is there in the ActionContext. Have a look.

Yes, it seems that ActionContext class is what I need but I have tried it by using:

Map session=ActionContext.getSession();
Long projectID=(Long)session.get(SessionKeys.SELECTED_PROJECT);

And I always get a null value for the session. Any idea?


String[] ids = (String[]) ActionContext.getParameters().get("pid");
String pid = ids[0];

Yes, these last two line seems to work perfectly!!

In ids[0], the current project id is store even when I change the Project in Jira

Thanks a lot!!

I have a new problem. The last two lines give me the current project ID in the new issue and modify issue pages. However, when I try to clone an issue, I get a NullPointer Exception. Any idea?

Finally the last problem has been resolved by assigning a predefined default value when ids[] is null or length=0

Thanks again!!


Does ActionContext.getParameters().get("pid") still work in Jira7.2? because i've used it exactly as you said, i mean 

String[] ids = (String[]) ActionContext.getParameters().get("pid");
String pid = ids[0];

But it gives me a 500error.

Is there any other way to get the current project's id? 



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