In ScriptRunner for JIRA: Cannot find method getFieldByName

Hi,

I am trying to follow an example from the ScriptRunner's manual ("Select Lists with Other") and get a field object:

def componentField = getFieldByName("product_component")

I paste it to the script console and immediately get an error, "Cannot find matching method".

Shall I import some library?

I added the following imports:

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

def componentField = getFieldByName("product_component")

but it did not help.

Please assist.

Thanks,

Alex

 

 

1 answer

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You can only use getFieldByName and the various other methods in the documentation in that section with the behaviours functionality.

If you need to get a custom field from the Script Console you should use:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
def issueManager = ComponentAccessor.getIssueManager()

def issueKey = "TEST-1"
def issue = issueManager.getIssueObject(issueKey)

def productCf = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("product_component")

def productValue = issue.getCustomFieldValue(productCf)

Hope this helps.

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