How to get the value of or update the value of the hideable customfield type?

Using a Scriptrunner REST Endpoint, I would like to get the value of a customfield which is of the type Hideable Text Field and will also set a value for this field.   This is the call that fails:  

def value = issue.getCustomFieldObject( "the hideable customfield_xxxxx" )

The error is:

java.lang.NullPointerException: Cannot get property 'name' on null object

 The following statement returns true

customFieldManager.isCustomField("the hideable customfield_xxxxx")

Using other text fields types function properly.

Any guidance on why hideable types are not working for this scenario would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Jim Murphy

 

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Hi Jim,

This may depend on the context that you have the custom field set to. Is it set to Global Context? Can you try changing it to a particular project and observe the result?

You might find this helpful - https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Jira-questions/Cannot-get-property-value-on-null-object/qaq-p/119174

Cheers

Bhushan

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