cannot set custom field with array of options Edited

with JIRA v7.1.9#71013  and JIRA rest API 4.0.0


Scala code:

case class JiraFieldDefinition(id: Long, fullIdForSave: String, typeName: String, itemsTypeIfArray: Option[String])
and then processing for custom fields:
case _ =>
val fieldSchema = customFieldResolver.getId(fieldName)
if (fieldSchema.isDefined) {
val fullIdForSave = fieldSchema.get.fullIdForSave
val valueWithProperJiraType = getConvertedValue(fieldSchema.get, value)
issueInputBuilder.setFieldValue(fullIdForSave, valueWithProperJiraType)

getConvertedValue(fieldSchema: JiraFieldDefinition, value: Any) : Any = {
fieldSchema.typeName match {
case "array" if fieldSchema.itemsTypeIfArray.get == "string" => List(value).asJava
case "array" if fieldSchema.itemsTypeIfArray.get == "option" =>
new CustomFieldOption(, null, value.toString, Seq().toIterable.asJava, null)
case "number" => ValueTypeResolver.getValueAsFloat(value)
case _ => value

so, to summarize: this code goes through custom fields. it works fine for a custom "label" where an array of strings is expected.  ( case "array" if fieldSchema.itemsTypeIfArray.get == "string" )

but it fails for a custom field called "custom_checkbox_1" with ID 10102 and customId=customfield_10102.

(see the second "case"  for array+option).

the error I get is:

ErrorCollection{status=400, errors={customfield_10102=Invalid value '10102' passed for customfield 'custom_checkbox_1'.}, errorMessages=[]}


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Accepted answer

found a solution. had to use

ComplexIssueInputFieldValue.`with`("value", value.toString)

instead of

new CustomFieldOption(, null, value.toString, Seq().toIterable.asJava, null)


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