Set issue summary in post-function on create

Hi all,

I've written a groovy script that populates the summary w/ a few custom fields on create. The script runs as a post-function before the issue is created, i.e.

  1. Script /home/jira/scripts/test.groovy will be run.
  2. Creates the issue originally.
  3. Re-index an issue to keep indexes in sync with the database.
  4. Fire aIssue Createdevent that can be processed by the listeners.

The script works but it won't let me create the issue without first entering something in the summary since it's a required field. Is there any way around this?


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No. The summary is checked as being mandatory before your script gets a chance to execute.

The closest you can get is a javascript hack that dumps some default text into it so the user doesn't have to type a dummy value in.

Thanks. :) I thought so..

I tried the js hack but the problem with that is it overwrites the summary on edit. :/

this may help:

<script type="text/javascript">
if (document.getElementById("summary").value == "") {
document.getElementById("summary").value = "Some Information:\n";

Hi I'm goinf to try this but where would I past the javascript. thanks 

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