Script for choosing a value for a custom defined field

Hi everybody, 

as it is not possible to display custom defined fields if they have no value I did the following for a text area: at the first workflow transation I run the script mentioned below to set the value ' - '. So the field has an value and ist shown, it works fine. But now  I have the same problem for a select box - but unfortunately the script doesn't work.


import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.util.DefaultIssueChangeHolder
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.ModifiedValue
def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager();
def category = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjects(issue).find { == 'Kategorie'};
def changeHolder = new DefaultIssueChangeHolder();
category.updateValue(null, issue, new ModifiedValue(issue.getCustomFieldValue(category), 'bitte wählen'), changeHolder);;

 What is my fault? Or has anybody an idea what to do to display custoim defined fields without values?

Thanks a lot in advance!


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You'll need an option! I'll point people to Hennings answer (please give him a vote):

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