How to get unused the options of custom field

Hi All,

I want to find which options of one custom field are not used by issues , and i get one function is like "issue Object getCustomFieldValue(CustomField customField)", Do we have any other way to fetch the unused options besides to search in all issues ?

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You would have to loop through the options and for each option you can get the list of issues having this option value using this method,%20com.atlassian.jira.issue.customfields.option.Option)

This could be faster than looping through the issues and calling getCustomFieldValue if you don't have so many options but a large number of issues

thanks for your information .

Hi Dieter, I'm wondering how to create a MultipleSettableCustomFieldType Object to call the mothod "getIssueIdsWithValue", when i use

MultipleSettableCustomFieldType mc = (MultipleSettableCustomFieldType)ComponentManager.getComponentInstanceOfType(MultipleSettableCustomFieldType.class);

for(Option op : opt)
  if (mc.getIssueIdsWithValue(cf,op).isEmpty())

"mc.getIssueIdsWithValue(cf,op).isEmpty() " will cause a java.lang.NullPointerException. Thanks .

I've found the solution like this :

CustomField cf = getCustomField();

CustomFieldType cft = cf.getCustomFieldType();

final MultipleSettableCustomFieldType mc = (MultipleSettableCustomFieldType) cft;

anyway .thanks very much .

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