How to update due date field with priority

Hello Atlassian Experts,


I have a requirement where , the due date field should be automatically updated with the priority value provided.

After going through lots of post related to this in Atlassian Community, I came across a script (adding below) that can serve this purpose .


import java.sql.Timestamp
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue
// initializing the priority

def BLOCKER = 1;
def CRITICAL = 2;
def MAJOR = 3;
def MINOR = 9;
def Trivial = 30;

// calender which returns the date according to the priority defined

private GregorianCalendar getDate(double roll){
        Calendar cal = Calendar.getInstance();
        for (int x=0;x<roll;x++){
        return cal;

MutableIssue mutableIssue = (MutableIssue) issue;
def priority = mutableIssue.getPriority().getString("name");
def setDueDate = mutableIssue.getDueDate();
 //only set the dueDate if the date isn't already set (i.e. if it == null).

        GregorianCalendar cal;

                cal = getDate(CRITICAL);
        } else if(priority.equals("Major")){
                cal = getDate(MAJOR);
        } else if(priority.equals("Minor")){
                cal = getDate(MINOR);
        Timestamp dueDate = new Timestamp(cal.getTimeInMillis());

But I am facing an error in the for loop  for (int x=0;x<roll;x++){

Error: 3 expression are required in classic for loop, you gave 4.

I am a newbie in javascript can anyone please help me out.


Thanks ,


1 answer

Hi Kartik,

You have copied in the encoded less-than symbol. Instead of:

for (int x=0;x<roll;x++){

You should have:

​for (int x=0;x<roll;x++){

You'll notice the fix is to switch out &lt; for <

I hope this helps!


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