Initializing Issue Link FormValue with Behaviors plugin

Hello,

I'm trying to initialize the value for the Issue Link type during Issue Create for specific issue types.

So I add a new Behavior, map it to the issuetype (Upsale, in this case) and add the following initializer function:

 

FormField linkedIssues = getFieldById("issuelinks")
linkedIssues.setFormValue("upsells")
linkedIssues.setHelpText("Upsale tickets require a 'upsells' issue link to the original work ticket.")

Maybe this has to do with the fact that Issue Links have two components, and I only want to initialize the Link Type portion?  I'm having a hard time finding related information.  Perhaps there's a script runner workaround?

 

Thanks for any input. 

2 answers

1 accepted

1 vote

This might work:

getFieldById("issuelinks-linktype") ...

but it may well not.

Your other option is to use a validator, but even then it's a bit of a hack, see https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/139592

 

Unfortunately, it didn't work. 

It's funny you mention that link, because I almost included it in my original post - that's exactly what I'm doing at the moment.  I would have preferred being able to set the correct link type automatically in conjunction with validating the input on create (we have many issue link types), but the end result is the same as just using the validation.

Thanks for looking into this.

 

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Bridget Sauer
Published yesterday in Marketplace Apps

Calling all developers––You're invited to Atlas Camp 2018

 Atlas Camp   is our developer event which will take place in Barcelona, Spain  from the 6th -7th of   September . This is a great opportunity to meet other developers and get n...

71 views 0 5
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you