Updating due-date on workflow transition, with a custom field off set


I have a challange, where a transaction, should change the due date of the issue. But the change is not static (+5 days, 1 month). the off set is based on a select custom field.

This field have have different periods (weekly, monthly, etc.)

Anyone know a way to solve this?

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Found that it could be done with a scripted post function, using Script Runner plugin

Hi Mikkel,

Did you manage to do it with script runner? Coud you post your script here?


import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.CustomFieldManager
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue
import java.text.SimpleDateFormat
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.comments.CommentManager

Issue issue = issue
ComponentManager componentManager = ComponentManager.getInstance()
CustomFieldManager cfManager = componentManager.getCustomFieldManager()
CommentManager comManager= componentManager.getCommentManager()

String value = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cfManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Control Frequency"));
SimpleDateFormat dateFormatter = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy/MM/dd")
String originalDueDate = dateFormatter.format(issue.dueDate)

Calendar newDueDate = Calendar.getInstance()

boolean update = true

switch (value){
        case "Daily (weekdays)":

            newDueDate.add(Calendar.DAY_OF_YEAR, Calendar.getInstance().get(Calendar.DAY_OF_WEEK) == Calendar.FRIDAY ? 3 : 1)

        case "Weekly":
            newDueDate.add(Calendar.WEEK_OF_YEAR, 1)
        case "Every 4 years":
            newDueDate.add(Calendar.YEAR, 4)

        case "Every 5 years":
            newDueDate.add(Calendar.YEAR, 5)

            update = false

if (update){
    issue.dueDate.time = newDueDate.timeInMillis
    comManager.create(issue, "System", "Executed and Due date changed from " + originalDueDate + " to " + dateFormatter.format(issue.dueDate), false)

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if(customfield_12345 == "1") {

dueDate = currentDate() + "5d";

} else {

dueDate = currentDate() + "4w";



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