How to trim string value with a groovyrunner post function?

Hi everybody,

i'm trying to create a scripted post function with groovyrunner, that trim the value of a text custom field.

I have the following code

import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.CustomFieldManager;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomField;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueManager;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue; 

CustomFieldManager customFieldManager = ComponentManager.getInstance().getCustomFieldManager();

CustomField customField_usr = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName( "Username" );

def usern = issue.getCustomFieldValue( customField_usr).toString().trim();
issue.setCustomFieldValue(customField_usr, usern);;

In logs there is no error, but the value is not trimmed or updated.

I'm using the post function in create transition.

I could use javascript instead, but in create pop us screen doesn't work all the times so i want a permanent solution.

Thanx in advance,


1 answer

1 accepted

Put that as the first post-function.

.store() should not be necessary.

Also test where that custom field is not entered at all, it will probably blow up.

And add some logging:

log.warn ("Customfield: $customField_usr")

log.warn ("value: "+ issue.getCustomFieldValue( customField_usr).toString())


It works.

I didn't try the case with null value of custom field cos it's requirred in my case.

Thanks a lot



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