Adaptavist Jira Cloud Script Field to Get Last Comment text and display it on an issue

Created by Kristian Walker last modified
* This example script field script should configured to display on the 'Issue Sidebar' and shows how to get all comments on the issue and then to get the last comment and to display the text from this inside a script field. 
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// Get the comments off the issue as a list
def commentsList =  issue.fields?.comment?.comments

// Check if the last comment is not null. 
     // If comments exists return the last comment and remove any new line characters to make it a valid return type
    return commentsList.last()?.body.toString().replaceAll("\r", " ").replaceAll("\n", " ");
    // If no comments exist then display some default text.
    return "No comments exist on the issue"

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