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formField.getValue() Select List as string

Hi all


A hopefully simple question, how do I get the selected value in a Select List as a String in a behaviour server-side script?


def Field = getFieldById("customfield_nnnnn").getValue() returns an array but I would like to get it as a String to use further on in a select list conversion JQL.


Thanks in advance!

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you should be able to call .toString() on the end of your .getValue() which will convert it to a string.



Heres an example of mine that works:

import com.onresolve.jira.groovy.user.FieldBehaviours
import com.onresolve.jira.groovy.user.FormField
import groovy.transform.BaseScript
@BaseScript FieldBehaviours fieldBehaviours

FormField field = getFieldById(getFieldChanged())
def description = getFieldById("Description")
def ragO = getFieldByName("customFieldName")
def ragV = ragO.getValue()
def ragS = ragV.toString()

Thanks for the reply, almost got it.

ragS will return [2] ( the "2" is the value from the customfield ragO).

Seems like it returns a list or collection?!

Solved it :)

def cf= getFieldById("customfield_16024").getValue()

def cfString = cf.toString().getAt(1) 

getAt access the index at position 1 and thats exactly what I want.

Thanks @Will C for getting me in the right direction :)

Sorry I read your question as you wanted to get the value as a string, I didn't realise you needed to get certain parts of the string. as long as you go there in the end.

I am trying to read the value from priority field for my comparison statement and for next step of operation. By using above method, I am not able to get the value  "low, Medium, etc". Results shows me bigger string with all values.


IssueConstantImpl[[GenericEntity:Priority][sequence,4][statusColor,#0065ff][name,Low][iconurl,/images/icons/priorities/low.png][description,Minor problem or easily worked around.][id,4]]

Can you suggest me a way around?

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