Adaptavist Script Console Copy Value From a Text Field To A Comment

Created by Kristian Walker
* This example script  console script takes the value from a text field on an issue and copies it to a new comment on the issue.
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// Specify the issue key here
def issueKey = '<IssueKeyHere>'

// Fetch the issue object from the key
def issue = get("/rest/api/2/issue/${issueKey}")
        .header('Content-Type', 'application/json')

// Get all the fields from the issue as a Map
def fields = issue.fields as Map

// Get the Custom field to get the value from
def customField = get("/rest/api/2/field")
        .find {
                (it as Map).name == '<CustomFieldNameHere>' // Specify the custom field name here
        } as Map
// Save the value of the text field to a variable
def textFieldValue = (fields[] as String)?.value

// check if the value for the text field is not null
// Add a comment to the issue showing the value saved for this field. 
def commentResp = post("/rest/api/2/issue/${issueKey}/comment")
    .header('Content-Type', 'application/json')
            body: """The value from the ${} custom field has been added to this comment and is the value below:

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