How to set watchers based on value of custom field (not use cf)


I need to set watchers on create when a single select list custom field value is being selected.

I tried to use "Set a field as a function of other fields" but got errors when tested several options

 How can that be done.

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Hi Itamar,

It is not very difficult. First of all install Script Runner plugin. This is a powerful plugin which will be helfpful in the future. 

To add user to watchers use this:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
def watcherManager = ComponentAccessor.getWatcherManager()
def userManager = ComponentAccessor.getUserManager()
def user = userManager.getUserObject("userid")
if (user) watcherManager.startWatching(user, issue.genericValue)

To get value from custom field use this:

import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.CustomFieldManager;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomField;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueManager;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue;
CustomFieldManager customFieldManager = ComponentManager.getInstance().getCustomFieldManager();
CustomField customField_name = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName( "customfield_name" );
log.warn ("value: "+ issue.getCustomFieldValue( customField_name))


Of course you need to be aware that you need to modify this code according to your requirement.

In case of any problem let me know smile

Thanks Michal

Can you post the full script

If value is so and so, watchers x, x will be inserted?


can u post the full script pleae

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