How to create a custom field type whose value depends on another custom field?

Hi,

I want to have a simple custom field which is like a flag true | flase. It should calculate its value based on value of other custom fields.

I am able to do this using following code :

Object soSignoff = arg1.getCustomFieldValue(customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObject("customfield_10226"));
		Object pdSignoff = arg1.getCustomFieldValue(customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObject("customfield_10224"));
		return (soSignoff != null && pdSignoff!=null)? "Approved" : "Not Approved";

But one problem with above code is hardcoded ids of custom fields. I want it to be more generic so that in different projects/contexts I should be able to provide set of custom fields based on which it should calculate the value.

Note : I haven't tested above code yet.

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Hi,

information about adding configuration to custom field is in Practical JIRA Plugins (O'Reilly, 2011). For quick (not so nice sollution) you can use default value or description fields.

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