Need to sum values in subtask custom field

We are investigating ScriptRunner for JIRA.  We have a custom Number field used in subtasks and we wish to somehow calculate sums on the subtasks and group the sums by Task.  Is that possible?  thanks!

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Hi David, 

Are you still needing help with this? What you could is is create a Scripted Field that displays on all issues of type "Task". The scripted field would search all sub-task issues, get values that they have in their custom fields, and return the sum of all of the values. Something like this:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

if (issue.getIssueType().name == "Task") { // only calculate this for Task Issue Types
def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
def pointSum = 0
issue.getSubTaskObjects().each { subTask -> // go through all sub-tasks off the task
def pointsField = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Your custom field") // name of the custom field to sum
pointSum += subTask.getCustomFieldValue(pointsField) ?: 0 // get value from each sub-task field
return pointSum

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