Javascript onchange not triggering for SelectList


I am trying to determine if onchange in Javascript is no longer supported in JIRA (7.2.10).  Below is my logic.  It will not trigger the onchange function.  I want to do something simple and not invest in ScriptRunner right now as this is the only functionality I need currently.  Is there a solution to which someone can direct me? I thought JS would be the simplest way to populate some custom text fields based on the selection in a SelectList component.



<script type="text/javascript">

var equipLabel = document.getElementById("customfield_11404");

if (equipLabel) {

         equipLabel.onchange=function() {

              alert("in onchange");
              var selectedEquip = this.value;

               //will do something with the value here



1 answer

 Nvm... figured it out.


How to default fields based on selection of field

Add this to the description field in the field configuration used by the particular project.

<script type="text/javascript">

var equipLabel = document.getElementById("customfield_11404");

if (equipLabel)


       equipLabel.onchange=function() {

       var selectedEquip = equipLabel.options[equipLabel.selectedIndex].text;

       var selectedEquipAry = selectedEquip.split(";")


       var equipId = selectedEquipAry[0];

       document.getElementById("customfield_11303").value = equipId.trim();;


       var equipType = selectedEquipAry[1];

       document.getElementById("customfield_11304").value = equipType.trim();


       var equipIMfr = selectedEquipAry[2];

       document.getElementById("customfield_11305").value = equipIMfr.trim();


       var equipModelNo = selectedEquipAry[3];

       document.getElementById("customfield_11308").value = equipModelNo.trim();




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