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I need to create a field with MyGroovy


Hello everybody

I need to create a new field called and automate a process, which I will explain below.

1. Let him check the type of problem.
2. Check the value of the "Epic Link" field for that issue.
3. Add that value to the new created field.
4. And in case it is a subtask problem, find the value of the "Epic link" field of the parent task of that subtask and add it to the new field of that subtask ... since as you well know, that field " Epica Link "does not appear in subtasks.

I have thought with MyGroovy but I have never done it, I do not know if they could give me a hand.

Thanks in advance.

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.ModifiedValue
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.util.DefaultIssueChangeHolder
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.atlassian.jira.project.Project

def customFieldManagerPackges = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
def cFieldLinkEpica = customFieldManagerPackges.getCustomFieldObject("customfield_10002")
def cFieldValueLinkEpica = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cFieldLinkEpica).toString()
def cFieldValue = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cFieldLinkEpica)

def cFieldEnlaceÉpicaAux = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Textcustomfield_13403¨)
issue.setCustomFieldValue(cFieldEnlaceÉpicaAux, cFieldValue)


I get an error in the last Issue field

1 answer

I think, your problem is not related to MyGroovy, but to the Jira API.

  • There are 2 single quotes (') instead of 1 double quote (") at the end of the field name.
  • Is it really "Textcustomfield_13403" and not "customfield_13403"?
  • You named your customFieldManager customFieldManagerPackges.
  • There is no method setCustomFieldValue in com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue. There is one in com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue, but I don't think this is what you need - see below.

I don't know if it's the best solution, but this should work for you:

  • Append imports:
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.util.DefaultIssueChangeHolder;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.util.IssueChangeHolder;
  • Replace the last two lines:
// customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Textcustomfield_13403¨)
// issue.setCustomFieldValue(cFieldEnlaceÉpicaAux, cFieldValue)
Object oldValue = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cFieldEnlaceÉpicaAux);
ModifiedValue modifiedValue = new ModifiedValue(oldValue, cFieldValue);
IssueChangeHolder changeHolder = new DefaultIssueChangeHolder();
cFieldEnlaceÉpicaAux.updateValue(null, issue, modifiedValue, changeHolder);

Hope that helps.


When performing the indicated steps, it gives me this error that I attach.

I must clarify that I have changed the name of the new custom field ... that's why the internal value is 13501 and not 13403


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