I wanted to use the value of a customfield as a condition

I have a custom field called "Approval Needed". And within that customfield there are 5 different values.


-Immediate Execution


-Execute Tonight


-Execute before next CCB


I have been trying to figure out, with no success, how to condition scriptrunner custom email listiener, to only fire when the value of that custom field (Approval Needed), equals 1 or more of those values. I am not great at groovy. but all i can seem to figure out is:


getCustomFieldValue(com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager().getCustomFieldObjectByName("Approval Needed"))


    def approvalNeeded = getCustomFieldValue(com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager().getCustomFieldObjectByName("Approval Needed"))


Which is passing (i think?) the value of Approval needed into the variable "approvalNeeded"


I could use a littel help with the rest of this condition..

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Mahesh S Community Champion Sep 27, 2016

Please use this as a reference.

CustomFieldManager customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
CustomField approvalNeeded = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Approval Needed")
String value = (String) issue.getCustomFieldValue(approvalNeeded)

Now, the value of Approval needed into the variable 'value' and go ahead with further coding as you required.

Here's the same script, with imports and more relaxed typing:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
def approvalNeeded = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Approval Needed")
def value = issue.getCustomFieldValue(approvalNeeded)

See also the examples using the OptionsManager to show you how to get the list of possible values for your select list field. https://scriptrunner.adaptavist.com/4.3.7/jira/recipes/behaviours/select-list-other.html. You probably won't need them for your use case, but you may for similar work.

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