check if a string is part of another string


I am configuring a script listener in script runner for JIRA and need to implement the following:  I have a multiple select custom field and need to check  everytime that field is updated, the value "Integrations" was present in the previous value and in the new value. So far I have this:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.CustomFieldManager

def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()

def change = event?.getChangeLog()?.getRelated("ChildChangeItem").find {it.field == "Scrum Team"}

if (change) {
     def old_field_value = change.oldstring;
     def new_field_value = change.newstring;
     log.warn("previous value: " + old_field_value)
     log.warn("new value: " + new_field_value)
     log.warn("there was not change")


how do I check whether the string "Integrations" was present or not in old_field_value? Similarly, how do I check whether the string "Integrations" is present or not in new_field_value?

Thank you for your assistance

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Hello Tomas:

if your old_field_value is a string, you can use a few methods that you can see here

I would personally use something like this:

if(old_field_value.count("Integrations")>0){"String: Integrations is present")

and you can check the same with your other variable new_field_variable so long as they are both Strings

If I can be of further assistance please let me know.




Hi Daniel....Thank you for your assistance...I used "contains" from the list of methods you sent me...good info..I appreciate it! Thanks

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