How to programatically select a component

I have some JavaScript automation which helps me integrate customer's issue tracking into my company's workflow (don't ask...). How do I programatically, through JavaScript code, select a component on Edit Issue page?

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I'm not sure what the exact JavaScript would be, but you can include it as part of a description of one of the fields;

JIRA has a version of jQuery you can reference as well so you don't have to include your own;


I know how I can execute my own JavaScript, I just don't know how to do this one task - select a component on screen by using a JavaScript call

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