Hi , How can i make a custom field invisible

The custom field which is to be made invisible contains the java script related to another custom field.

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Use a message custom field from the Jira toolkit - they're naturally invisible if you fill their text with stuff that won't be rendered as text.

Or use javascript to flag the field area as "hidden"

Or, do the same (use the hidden attribute) if your field is a plugin you're writing, as you'll have control over the content of the .vm for it.

the problem is like

I created a custom field which is of Multi Checkboxes type. When I click in this check box , a new free text field is to be made visible. For this I created a new text field(eg custom field A) where I can enter the corresponding java script. I need to make this A invisible.

Hi Athira,

Use this code for hiding the customfield by default and you can display it when you want i.e. when the check box is checked.

var customField_Name = document.getElementById('customfield_11836'); //ID is temp

if(customField_Name.parentElement) {
} else if(customField_Name.parentNode) {

customField_Name.style.display ='none';

And use customField_Name.style.display =''; for making this visible field.

~ Nikhil.

Thanks Nikhil and Nic. It is working fine now


If the custom field type of the custom field is something you've written, you can define a resource in atlassian-plugin.xml that refers to a javascript file in the plugin, then use the webResourceManager to make sure that the javascript is loaded properly on the page where the custom field wants it.

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