parse description/summary update custom field

I am new to groovy, so I need some guidance:

1.) I'm trying to write a listener that executes on ticket creation with the following variables:

def issueManager = ComponentAccessor.getIssueManager()
def currentIssue = issueManager.getIssueObject("TestProject-1")

the rest of my codes works when currentIssue is static, like above with the ticket number as the string ("TestProject-1").  How can I get the key of the issue that triggered my listener...... event.issue.getKey() and event.issue.getID() did not work.

2.) How can I extract the summary of a ticket?  I would eventually like to do some regex, searching not modifying. but I am not sure what classes I need, and methods to use, maybe currentIssue.summary()?


2 answers

I think you just need to do


The issue navigation property is really just calling the getIssue method on the IssueEvent object. Likewise getKey on the issue object should get you the key.

Take a look at the other methods on the Issue class's JavaDoc. .getSummary() (which Groovy lets you abbreviate to just .summary) should get you the summary.

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Take a look at the example at


def mIssue = ComponentAccessor.getIssueManager().getIssueObject(event.issue.getId())

def key = mIssue.key

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