Unset Checkbox Field Value of Linked Issues using JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions

Hi, 

I'm trying to use JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions to uncheck a checkbox field type from a related linked issues using Set Field Value Of Linked Issues Function

can it be done ? what should I put in the value box ? 

5 answers

Which is the condition of unchecking that checkbox? Do you want to do it in a workflow transaction?

no condition, just change it during a transition post function

You may want to use a scriptrunner postfunction:
https://jamieechlin.atlassian.net/wiki/display/GRV/Post+Functions

You can take a look at the example "Auto close all subtasks" of how to create a transition.
https://jamieechlin.atlassian.net/wiki/display/GRV/Post+Functions#PostFunctions-Autocloseallsub-tasks

You may check at this to retrieve the links of the current issue:
https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/198694

Using JMWE's Set Field Value Of Linked Issues Function, you might want to try with an empty string as the value, or maybe "-1", I'm not sure.

I assume you're using a "Checkboxes" field type, right?

Yes, I am using checkbox field type .. But how do I point to the specific option ? ?

Oh, you didn't mention it was one of several checkboxes. This is slightly more complicated.
You need to use a Groovy value instead, in which you'll put the script that will remove the option (checkbox value) for the list of currently selected options.

Here's the script, assuming "a" is the value you want to uncheck:

arr = linkedIssue.get("customfield_13601");
if (arr==null) return null;
newValue = []
for (com.atlassian.jira.issue.customfields.option.Option option : arr) {
  if (!option.getValue().equals("a"))
    newValue.add(option);
}
return newValue;

Note that "13601" is the numerical ID of the custom field, which you must adapt to your own case (see https://innovalog.atlassian.net/wiki/display/KB/Using+issue.get%28%3Cfield_name%3E%29+in+scripts for help)

 

Thanks for the tip, David. It's odd that there is no way to just remove an option from a multivalued field. It looks like you had to recreate the wanted content and then set that new value into the field.

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