Script Runner to update custom field for workflow transition


 we are creating a workflow and during each transition custom field should be updated to the relevant status

eg: if workflow status moved from new  to Ready to Assesment then custom field should be updated to " In Assesment"

I am trying for issue type = "Task"  wit the below code and it's failing


import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
def cfSelect = ComponentAccessor.customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Favourite Fruit")
def cfConfig = selectCf.getRelevantConfig(issue)
def value = ComponentAccessor.optionsManager.getOptions(cfConfig)?.find {
    it.toString() == 'Lemons'
issue.setCustomFieldValue(cfSelect, value)
Can you please help on this

5 answers

Ji Vijaya,

I cannot see something wrong in your code, apart from the 

def cfConfig = selectCf.getRelevantConfig(issue)

which should be 

def cfConfig = cfSelect.getRelevantConfig(issue)

if your post function is before the store in the database step (or something similar) and of course an option with name Lemons is valid, then this should just work. 

regards, Thanos


I had executed the above and script and it fails. Please see below logs

The following log information was produced by this execution. Use statements"...") to record logging information.

2016-12-22 13:59:20,023 ERROR [workflow.ScriptWorkflowFunction]: *************************************************************************************
2016-12-22 13:59:20,023 ERROR [workflow.ScriptWorkflowFunction]: Script function failed on issue: PT-40, actionId: 21, file: <inline script>
java.lang.NullPointerException: Cannot invoke method getRelevantConfig() on null object



Please see the pic the flow I am using. Please let me  know whether it's right or not

Hey Vijaya,

Try to move your post function right before the Update change history ... step (3) 

regards, Thanos

any update by @Vijaya on this ? I am facing similar errors. Is her problem solved?

  I am executing the script in post-function of Create Issue.

Nevermind, I figured it out.


The Custom Field I was targeting wasn't getting retrieved due to incorrect Custom Field name.

I bet same issue would be for Vijaya!

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