JS to set custom field based on a Project

I would like to set a custom field in the create issue form based on the selection of the project, i.e. if project selected is X, then customfield should be A.

Anyone knows a simple JS (jquery) trick to achieve this?

Thanks in advance.

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try with javascript by adding in any plugin as a webreource or footer.jsp

<script type="text/javascript">
jQuery(document).ready(function($) {
	JIRA.bind(JIRA.Events.NEW_CONTENT_ADDED, function (e,context) {
		setDefaultValues();
	});
		setDefaultValues();
	
function setDefaultValues(){
		setFieldValue();
	$("#project").change(function() {
		setFieldValue();
	});
}
	
	function setFieldValue(){
		var currentProject=$("#project option:selected").text();
		if(currentProject == 'Test Project'){
			$("#customfield_11329").val('Test');
		}else{
			$("#customfield_11329").val('');
		}
	}

});
</script>

check here to know how to add in plugin

https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/47843/strange-javascript-problem-in-create-screen

Thanks, this works fine.

why you want to do it through JS/Jquery?

you can achive this by using configuring screen scheme for project and you can remove field from create screen, check this document to configure screen scheme

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Associating+a+Screen+with+an+Issue+Operation

still if you want to do this by using JS, let me know and it is not suggestable

What I need is that if I choose project A in the issue create screen, one customfield in that screen picks automatically a given value, so I don't have to set it manually.

The reason for this is that for that project that custom field is always the same, but for other projects it may change.

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