Validate multi select field during transition in Jira using Custom script validator

Hi All,

I have the following code snippet to validate the custom multi select field. I am using the below code in 'Custom script Validator' during the workflow transition.


import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.CustomFieldManager;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomField;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueManager;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue;
import com.opensymphony.workflow.InvalidInputException

CustomFieldManager customFieldManager = ComponentManager.getInstance().getCustomFieldManager(); 
def textfield = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjects(issue).find { == 'Text field 2'}
custom = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Test multi")
List<Option> options = (List<Option>) custom.getValue(issue)
for (int i = 0; i < options.size(); i++){

if ( !issue.getCustomFieldValue(textfield))
invalidInputException = new InvalidInputException("Test field 2 is required")
throw invalidInputException


I am not able to get the values in the multi select. I actually need to check for two values in the multi select. What I am doing wrong?


Thanks, Hemanth

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Hi Hemanth
I would suggest something like that:

def targetVersionField = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager().getCustomFieldObjectByName("Test multi");
def options = issue.getCustomFieldValue(targetVersionField) as List<Option>

def requiredOptions = ['Option 1','Option 4']

if (! ( options*.value.containsAll(requiredOptions) )){
        throw new InvalidInputException("Field '${targetVersionField.getName()}'  requires the following options: $requiredOptions")


where 'Option 1' and 'Option 4' are the required options

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