calculates text field, script too long

Hi all,

I'm creating a new business project in JIRA, each issue has the following fields:

  • supplier code 
  • supplier description

I wuold like automatically compile the supplier description based on the supplier code that is a text free field.

I tried to use the calculated text field, but the problem is that I have more than 4000 possible supplier and my script become too long and when i insert it in the description i receive an error...

Do you know a way to solve this problem?

Thank you!



6 answers

How does your code looks like? Have you tried any other way of displaying this like the Cascading Select Custom field? 4000 seems a very long list, are all those active?

As I understand you need to get description for any of 4000 basing on it's code. Is is right?

Yes, it is correct! I need the description for each supplier code

<!-- @@Formula:
String suppliercode= issue.get("customfield_12462");

if (suppliercode.equals( "001" )) return "supplier 1";
if (suppliercode.equals( "002" )) return "supplier 2";
if (suppliercode.equals( "003" )) return "supplier 3";




Can you help me?

Thank you!


I think you should use Map collection in this case. To make code more readable it better to put map filling into a function. Here is a code example how to do it, tune it to your needs:

import java.util.Map

Map&lt;String, String&gt; suppliersMap = new HashMap&lt;&gt;();


return suppliersMap.get("code " + 2053)

public initiateMap(Map&lt;String, String&gt; _map ) {
    for(int iSupl = 0; iSupl &lt; 4000; ++iSupl)
    _map.put("code " + iSupl, "desription " + iSupl);

sorry I wrote an example not inserting the correct values...

<!-- @@Formula:
String suppliercode= issue.get("customfield_12462");

if (suppliercode.equals( "001" )) return "Pippo";
if (suppliercode.equals( "AB4" )) return "Pluto";
if (suppliercode.equals( "C73" )) return "De cicco";


so I don't think I can use an iterative code, but I am not so expert,... 


Sorry for the delay in the answer...yes , its are 4000 and all active... sad

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