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Scriptrunner - Find the time difference between 2 date / time fields

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I have two date/time fields ("Actual Start" & "Actual End").  Want I want to do is have a scripted field which is the time difference between these 2 dates / time.

So far I've only been able to get an integer response which is representing the days but I need this displayed in minutes / hours etc.

Any help would be appreciated as I’m stuck :(

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Hello, 

It's not written for your exact situation, but this script should return a calculated 'Date' value:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue;
import  java.util.Date.* 

def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager();
def dateFieldObject= customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName('FieldA');
def dateFieldObject2= customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName('FieldB');

if
(issue.getCustomFieldValue(dateFieldObject) && issue.getCustomFieldValue(dateFieldObject2))
{
def dateValue=  issue.getCustomFieldValue(dateFieldObject) as Date    
def dateValue2=  issue.getCustomFieldValue(dateFieldObject2) as Date    
return dateValue - dateValue2
}

Let me know if you had something else in mind, or if you need help getting it to work for your exact situation. :)

Regards,

Jenna

Hi Jenna,

Thanks for your response.

The outcome of your script is similar to what I get already.  The returned value is an integer so it’s basically only representing days.

What I'd like is to include hours and minutes, not just days.

You can get the number of milliseconds by doing:

return dateValue.getTime() - dateValue2.getTime()

And then convert to hours and minutes from there. 

I didn't know the epoch time was in milliseconds, I was getting this value but didn't realise it was milliseconds.

I have converted this using the link below and I know get the required breakdown of the time difference.

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/12125311/how-to-convert-milliseconds-into-hours-and-days

Thanks again

Mine is returning 19 years when the difference is only one day 0_o

What to do if the second value is only an integer value and i want to get the sum as a date?

 

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