JSUTIL Field Validation using Regex on Story Points

I want to limit the value of story points to 1.2 or 3, so I have added a Regular Expression check of 


But when I enter a valid number, the validation fails.

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When processing the validating the value, some where during the transition the value I typed 3, became 3.0 and the regular expression of "[1-3]" failed. I changed it to "[1-3](?:\.[0-9])?" and it works.

Steven Behnke Community Champion Jun 15, 2015

Steven, all number fields in JIRA are doubles. Apparently your regex validator didn't like comparing integers to doubles. :) https://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/java/nutsandbolts/datatypes.html

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Steven Behnke Community Champion Jun 12, 2015

Could you add an image of the validation failing? I assume it throws an error...

Steven thanks for putting me on the right path. When I looked at the transition screen, I saw the message Field Story Points with actual value 3.0 does not match regular expression "[1-3]" I figured it out the issue.

Hey Steven,


Would you mind elaborating on how you fixed this? I'm having the same issue the expression I used, Option [1,2,3,5,8,13,20], resulted in the same error message stating that the numbers need to be 1.0 (when I entered 1). When I tried entering 1.0 in the field, I still got the same error message. And, again, I got the same message when I updated the expression to be: Option Option [1.0,2.0,3.0,5.0,8.0,13.0,20.0]

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