Copy field values to custom fields and vice versa

With scriptrunner for JIRA: Is it possible (if it is, please tell me how) to copy field values, e.g. the reporter of an issue to a custom field via postfunction?
In a later workflow step I'd like to do it the other way around and copy the value of my custom field back into the reporter field.

 

Thanks

David

2 answers

Hi,

 

Can you try the snippet below?

Note that, I did not try the code

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue
import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomField

def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
def customField = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObject("customfield_12700")
issue.setCustomFieldValue(customField, issue.reporter.name)

Tuncay

Assuming the custom field name used there is correct, this should work for setting the field. Assuming your custom field is also a user picker, you can basically reverse it to set the reporter back again with

def user = issue.getCustomFieldValue(customField)
issue.setReporter(user.id)
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Joe Pitt Community Champion Aug 25, 2016

You can do that with with the jira-suite-utilities plugin (free)

Thank you!
But I'm also curios if (and how!) you can do it with groovy script.

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