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ScriptRunner Behaviours: change select list based on another select list option


I have two select lists, Outcomes and Indicators.

Each Outcome and Indicator in the two select lists begine with a series of numbers. 

There are over 100 indicator options, however, only specific indicators relate to a specific Outcome. 

Example would be that 1 Outcome  can relate to 1 Indicator  or 1.1 Indicator or 1.2 Indicator

I'd like to some how filter the results in the Indicator select list based on the Outcome, running off the series of numbers that comes in the beginning of the value. 

If 1 Outcome, only list the matching potential Indicators.

I'm assuming I'll want to accomplish this with ScriptRunner 


2 answers

Create a behaviour on the Outcomes field. This behaviour will change the available options of the Indicators select list every time the Outcomes select list changes. Use the following server-side script:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.customFieldManager
def optionsManager = ComponentAccessor.optionsManager

def outcomeField = getFieldById(fieldChanged)
def indicatorsField = getFieldByName("Indicators")

// Get the all the options of Indicators
def indicatorsCF = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectsByName("Indicators")[0]
def config = indicatorsCF.getRelevantConfig(getIssueContext())
def options = optionsManager.getOptions(config)

if (outcomeField.value == "1.0") {
def newOptions = options.findAll { it.value in ["option1", "option2"] }
} else if ((outcomeField.value == "2.0")) {
def newOptions = options.findAll { it.value in ["option3", "option4", "option5"] }

Change "1.0" and "option1", "option2", etc. to whatever the names of your options are. You can add more "else if" as you need to. 

Hi Roland,

Thanks for this, however, I have 75 Outcomes and 130+ indicators, Outcomes may be 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, etc and Indicators may be 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, etc. 

I was looking for a solution that would not require me to hand coded each outcome and indicator into the script. 

Might this be accomplished through a regular expression? 

If user selected Outcome 1.1, then only show Indicators that match on 1.1.*

You could do something like this. It would eliminate the need for hardcoding all the Indicators, but you would still need to hardcode the Outcomes. It would more or less be copy-pasting the else if and changing the two numbers.

if (outcomeField.value == "1.0") {
def newOptions = options.findAll { it.value.startsWith("1.0") }
} else if ((outcomeField.value == "1.1")) {
def newOptions = options.findAll { it.value.startsWith("1.1") }


Thanks @Roland Holban _Adaptavist_  !
But how to not only show value in a multiple select list, but select/highlight these values please ?

How to write something like below? I want to show all options but a few selected ones.

options.findAll { it.value NOT in


You can use every function like this:

options.findAll { it.every{ it != 'Your option to avoid'} }

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