How to trigger server side Java code on change of a select list custom field?

Hi,

I am using the JIRA plugin and have added a custom field of type GenericTextCFType which is a select list added to the Default Screen. I have chosen GenericTextCFType since I am using JIRA API 5.1.3 and unable to find SelectCFType class in this version.

In the 'Create Issue' screen, when I change the value of this select drop-down, I would like to trigger my custom Java code to populate another text field on the same screen.

Can you please let me know how to go forward with this? I am quite new with the JIRA plugin development, hence might have missed something obvious.

Thanks in Advance,

Avimanyu.

1 answer

1 accepted

Hi, SelectCFType definitely exists here http://docs.atlassian.com/jira/latest/index.html?com/atlassian/jira/webtests/CustomFieldValue.html.

I believe the best way to populate 1 field based on another field is via Javascript. Depending on the value of a field you need, get it to the change the value of your other field.

Cheers,

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published Monday in Jira Software

How large do you think Jira Software can grow?

Hi Atlassian Community! My name is Shana, and I’m on the Jira Software team. One of the many reasons this Community exists is to connect you to others on similar product journeys or with comparabl...

700 views 6 13
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you