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JQL requiring all options of checkbox field?


I'm trying to write an automation rule (with either SD native automation or Automation Lite) to alert users if all values in a custom multi-select checkbox field were not selected. I'm getting tripped up because I need it to run if not all values were checked, whether that means none of them were checked or only some of them were checked.

Alternately we do have the JMWE add-on, which includes the Scripted (Groovy) Validator, but I'm not confident enough to write a non-declarative validation rule that would require all of the values to be selected. I've found the below helpful ScriptRunner validator, but we don't have that add-on.

cfValues['Please acknowledge'][0].getValue() == 'option1'
cfValues['Please acknowledge.'][1].getValue() == 'option2'

 Thanks in advance!

2 answers

Hey there Alexandra,

With Automation for Jira, you can use the "size" property of your custom field value. So in your case, you'd want to add a Compare condition that matches the number of selected options.


Hope that helps!


Mark C

Thanks Mark, but we actually only have Automation Lite, not Pro. Your suggestion is much cleaner than what I used in the native SD automation, tho (because the values are so so long). Appreciate your help!

This helped me. Thx!

I did actually find an answer for the JQL (see below), but if anyone can make suggestions for the Groovy validator that would be greatly appreciated.

"Field" is not EMPTY AND NOT ("Field" in ("option1") AND "Field" in ("option2")

Helped me a lot. In my case I was searching for issues that do not have "QA for Cloud passed" flag:

("QA Passed for[Checkboxes]" is empty or "QA Passed for[Checkboxes]" not in ("Cloud"))

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