Adaptavist ScriptRunner for Jira Cloud Set Multi Select List Field

Created by Kristian Walker last modified
* This example script  console script updates a multi select list field on an issue.
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// Specify the issue key of the issue to update below
def issue = "<IssueKeyHere>"

// Specify the ID of the custcom field below e.g customfield_10012
def MultiSelectField = "<MultiSelectListCustomFieldIdHere>".toString()

// The rest call to update the multi user picker field. 
// Note: This script must be run as the ScriptRunner add on user
def setMultiSelectField = put("/rest/api/2/issue/" + issue)
        .header('Content-Type', 'application/json')
        .queryString("overrideScreenSecurity", Boolean.TRUE)

                // Specify the update structure to update the Multi Select list field and its Array List Data Structure that it uses
                                (MultiSelectField): [
                                        // Specify the add commands to add each option into the multi select list field as a comma seperated list of the option values to be set.
                                        // Note these option values must be valid option values that can be selected on the edit issue form inside of Jira. 
                                        [add: [value: "<OptionValueHere>"]],
                                        [add: [value: "<OptionValueHere>"]]
                                        // If you want to remove an item then you would do it by adding a line similar to below
                                        //[remove: [value: "<OptionValueHere>"]]


// Note if you are creating a new issue then you do not need the update property and the body to set the field would be similar to below
        fields: [
                (MultiSelectField): [ 
                    [value: "A"],
                    [value: "B"]
                // Rest of body here

return "Issue with the key of ${issue} updated with the Multi Select List Field set on it"        

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