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Trim string with ScriptRunner

Hi guys, hope you are doing great. I hope someone can help me with the following:

I have a text custom field (single line) that stores values like ''.

I need to trim the string before the '@' and copy that value in another text field (vía post-function).

So, if the original value is '', I need to store the value 'xyz' in another text field.

Thank you in advance for your help.


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You want something like this... completely untested. Put this function first in the list of post-functions.

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
def emailCf = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Email") 
def mailboxCf = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Mailbox") 

def mailBox = (issue.getCustomFieldValue(emailCf) as String)?.replaceAll(/@.*/, '')
issue.setCustomFieldValue(mailboxCf, mailBox)

Jamie you are genious. It worked perfectly. smile

Thank you so much!


Hi @Jamie Echlin [Adaptavist], do you know how to accomplish something similar but lets assume that instead of  "@" I have "["....I am trying as /[.*  but it is throwing an error.



assert "bar" == "foo[bar".replaceAll(/.*\[/, '')

Thank you @Jamie Echlin [Adaptavist] worked.


I want to copy issue key(e.g DUP-35) to a custom field without character(-)e.g DUP35.

I have created a scripted field and got value of issue key copied to custom field, but when i try to use .replaceAll(-) function, it is returning value without trimming character(-) (e.g displaying as DUP-35 itself on custom field).

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue
Issue issue=issue
def key=issue.getKey()

return key.replaceAll(/.-*\[/, '')


Any thoughts on how to return value without special character(-)

I would reccomend to use split method for String like this:

CustomFieldManager cstFldMng = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager();
    cstFldMng.getCustomFieldObjectByName("where to set")
    ,( (String) issue.getCustomFieldValue(cstFldMng.getCustomFieldObjectByName("from field"))).split("@")[0]())

Thank you for your time Vasiliy. Unfortunetly it didn't work.


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