Need a misc calculated field that shows Components of an issue as a String

Hi All,

I've just started using EazyBI and I'm adding some extra fields to it using the MISC custom fields add-in. 

So far so good for most simple things I need, however I am now trying a more complex field to store all Components selected on an issue into a separate custom text field as a comma delimitted string.

I just can't seem to get the right syntax or I'm missing something obvious.

On the EazyBI website I can see this example for Fix Versions:

<!-- @@Formula:
import org.apache.commons.lang.StringUtils;
StringUtils.join(issue.get("fixVersions"), ",");
-->

This works great for that field. I then tried issue.get("components") but that didn't work for me.

Looking through the API knowledge base for Components it seems I need to use issue.getComponents() to return a collection and then .getName() to return the name part of the collection? 

Anyone know a simple way to grab all the names of the selected components and put them into a string? 

Any help is much appreciated!

 

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Gaston Valente Community Champion Jul 19, 2017

Hi Gareth,

I'm sure there're better and more clean ways, but this should work:

<!-- @@Formula:

import com.atlassian.jira.bc.project.component.ProjectComponent;
import java.lang.StringBuffer;

StringBuffer issueComponents = new StringBuffer();

for(ProjectComponent pc : issue.get("components")){
if(issueComponents.length() > 0) issueComponents.append(",");
issueComponents.append(pc.getName());
}

issueComponents.toString();
-->

Thanks this works perfectly!

Gaston Valente Community Champion Jul 23, 2017

great!

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