Set JIRA Agile Estimate on issue creation?

I'm wondering if it is possible to set the Agile Estimate on issue creation.  Our Web Team uses t-shirt sizes but JIRA Agile needs numeric values for calculations, so my thought was to do the conversion in Groovy.  

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That's exactly what I'd do - write a post-function script that does a simple "case (t-shirt size), set estimate appropriately"  (I'd leave the estimate off the create screen so the users do not enter it initially only to have it overwritten by the post-function)

Thanks for the quick response Nic.  I am brand new to scripting in JIRA so I'm not entirely confident on where the Estimate lives.  Is it the same as greenhopper.jira.fields.OriginalEstimate?

Also, the user enters in the t-shirt size into a customer Story Points fields, so my plan is to read that value and then set the Estimate appropriately.  I feel confident that I'll find my custom field in com.atlassian.jira.issue.customfields

To set the estimate, I'd just use issue.setOriginalEstimate(x) (I can't remember what X's units are - seconds or milliseconds) To get the Story points field (it's still a custom field, even though Agile does clever stuff with it), I'd use the code from Jamie's docs (just to save you working it out from scratch) -

Great. Thanks so much for your help!

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