Script Runner Compare due date to system date for required field

 using a Simple Script Validator and it appears to work but if the due date has past the field I have marked as required wil still be flagged even if it is filled out.

if (issue.dueDate) {

    if (issue.dueDate.compareTo(new Date()) < 0) {



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OK, here you go. Change TextFieldA to the name of your custom field, including any spaces or whatever.


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can you post the entirety of your code? Or at least a complete example. 

If that was it, you need:

if (issue.dueDate) {
    return issue.dueDate.after(new Date())

or ".before", not sure what you're trying to do.

I want a field required if the due date is past.  I have tried what you changed and it works if the due date has not past.  If todays date is the the same as the due date it flags it as required as well as if the due date has past.  If i have the field populated it still throws the errors saying it needs to be populated as well.

The due date is a actually a date and time, the time will be midnight on the due date. So if it's the same day, it will actually be after the due date. You can use clearTime() to set your "new Date()" to midnight, and your compareTo should then return equal if it's the same day.

Could we do somethiing where we compare the current date to the duedate +1.  This should make it the next day and we would be able to see if it is before or after that.

that should also be ok.

Awesome, how would you add 1 day to the duedate

So if the due date is past due we want a custom field required but if the due date has not past this field is not required.

Thank you.  The team requesting this was very happy.  Another reason why we were happy to purchase Script Runner for all out environments.

Thanks for letting me know how it worked out. Can you mark my answer as correct please... it may help others.

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