I am trying to develop a Scripted Field in Jira.
My requirement is a Scripted Field that returns in a pick list format the issue key's of all the issues of type Epic.
I have 5 Epics: PT-2, PT-3, PT-6, PT-7. and PT-10.
I want the scripted field to be a pick list with the keys of such issues.
Has anyone attempted to do this before that could provide me with some insight into this.
Any help is appreciated!
You cannot do this with a script field. Script fields are READ ONLY and do NOT SHOW UP on Edit / Action screens. Period. Ever.
Please read up on Behaviors and how you can accomplish this: https://scriptrunner.adaptavist.com/4.3.1/jira/behaviours-conversions.html
I read the link about Behaviors and that seems like it could be a solution.
May I ask you a question though, what I ultimately want to do is use the scripted field in a dashboard as a dynamic filter.
I have this issue that in one of my Jira Dashboards I want to filter down by a specific attribute (the key of an issue type) that isn't a field in Jira.
I tried to fix this by making static filters from JQL queries and that worked but now I have a lot of keys to filter on and making a static filter for each one isn't feasible.
To solve that issues my idea was to use a scripted field that would return a list of keys for certain issues that I retrieved via JQL query. Since I know now that script fields are read only and can not be selected. What would you recommend I do for such problem I am facing.
I have an issue type called Planview, In Jira I have 5 Planviews in existence:
Planview-1, Planview -2,... Planview-5.
My Jira issue hierarchy goes Planview > Epic > Story > Subtask. Therefore a specific Planview will have quite alot of children underneath it.
I have a dashboard that shows the overview of Jira, all the issues, its hierarchies, etc.
As I mentioned before my dashboard works perfectly, with the only issue being that I have way too many static filters to filter down what is under every Planview.
Below is the code I use to display everything under a specific Planview. I grab the Epics, Stories, and subtasks underneath a specific Planview when filtered down.
issueFunction in linkedIssuesOf("issuetype = Epic AND 'Parent Link' = PLANVIEW-1", "is epic of") OR issueFunction in subtasksOf("filter = 'PLANVIEW-1 Filter'") OR issueFunction in epicsOf("filter = 'PLANVIEW-1 Filter'") OR issueFunction in portfolioParentsOf("issuetype = Epic AND 'Parent Link' = PLANVIEW-1")
Like I said I, currently have 5 Planviews and in the future it will grow to the 100's. When that happens making a static filter for each Planview number wont be feasible.
I want to know if there is a way to create a pick list of sorts where I can add the JQL for every Planview and when I click on it a drop-down displays with all the available options.
I had heard that a Scripted Field could be used, but that is all that I had heard.
I hope that makes more sense.
Thank you Steven!!
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