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groovy syntax for comparing a custom field with a numeric value and returning a text string

Jeannette Lamb Sep 25, 2013

I am trying to compare the custom field Risk_Priority_Value with the number 6 and return the text "High". The value in my JIRA test issue is "27" so Risk_Priority_Value is > 6. Can anyone please help with the proper syntax?

Thanks!

def Risk_Priority_Value=getCustomFieldValue("Risk Priority Value")

if (Risk_Priority_Value).compareTo(6)> 0

return "High"

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MichałS Sep 25, 2013
import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentAccessor;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.CustomFieldManager;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomField;
 
CustomFieldManager customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
  
CustomField customField_name = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Risk Priority Value");

if ( issue.getCustomFieldValue(customField_name) > 6) {
return "High"
} return ""

this should work but I have not tested it. Just written from my mind.

Jeannette Lamb Sep 25, 2013

I get this error. did I miss editing a variable?

org.codehaus.groovy.control.MultipleCompilationErrorsException: startup failed: Script9.groovy: 1: unable to resolve class com.atlassian.jira.ComponentAccessor @ line 1, column 1. import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentAccessor; ^

MichałS Sep 25, 2013

as I mentioned it is written from my mind, quick check in the Java API and it shoud be:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor;

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Henning Tietgens Sep 25, 2013

What kind of custom field is Risk Priority Value? Where do you call the script?

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JamieA Sep 25, 2013

Impossible to give good advice without answers to Henning's questions - but Michal's answer is valid provided it's a number field.

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Jeannette Lamb Sep 25, 2013

They are actually 2 scripted fields. Risk Description is the scripted field where I want to display "High". Risk Priority Value is the other scripted field where I am calculating a number based on 3 other fields. see below.

def Risk_Severity = getCustomFieldValue("Risk Severity")

def Risk_Probability = getCustomFieldValue("Risk Probability")

def Risk_Detectability = getCustomFieldValue("Risk Detectability")

if (Risk_Severity) {

return (Risk_Severity * Risk_Probability) * Risk_Detectability

}

else {

return null

}

Template: Number Field
Configured searcher: Number Searcher

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Jeannette Lamb Sep 26, 2013

Thanks, I'll try again. will this still work if I re-configure the 3 fields to be either radio buttons or a select list rather than number fields?

return (Risk_Severity * Risk_Probability) * Risk_Detectability

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