Looking to show values from a linked Epic (Script Runner)

Basically all I want is to show an Epic's custom field  value and status on a given feature/linked ticket to that Epic.

 

It'd look like this (two script fields):

Feature --> (Epic's Custom Field)

Feature --> (Epic's Status)

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Hi Adam,

I wrote two scripts for this. In my first script, attached to a Script Field named "Value of Epic", I get the value of the status from the Epic and display it on the Feature issue. I added an 'if' statement that ensures that this script field only displays on issues that have a type of Feature.

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue
enableCache = { -> false }
if (issue.getIssueType().name == "Feature") {
def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
def epicLinkCf = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Epic Link")
def epicIssue = issue.getCustomFieldValue(epicLinkCf) as Issue
if (epicIssue) {
return (epicIssue.status.name)
}
}

My next script, attached to the Script Field "Epic's CF", gets a custom field value from the Epic and displays it. You'll need to change the name of the custom field to match yours.

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue
enableCache = { -> false }
if (issue.getIssueType().name == "Feature") {
def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
def epicLinkCf = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Epic Link")
def epicIssue = issue.getCustomFieldValue(epicLinkCf) as Issue
def epicCustomField = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("TextFieldA") //change to your Epic custom field's name

if (epicIssue) {
return (epicIssue.getCustomFieldValue(epicCustomField))
}
}

Attached image of the result. I tested this on an issue type of Bug, since I don't have an issue type of Feature.

Screen Shot 2017-07-27 at 11.23.02 AM.png 

@Joshua Yamdogo [Adaptavist], how would I make the return searchable if I want to use some JQL like

 

issuetype = X and "Epic's CF" IS NOT EMPTY

 

Right now it doesnt seem to support searching an empty string.

Awesome, it works! Thank you!

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