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Why can I not create a Jira Task from Confluence?

I'm trying to create a Jira task from a Confluence page using the Jira plug-in and I'm getting an error that says "Field 'description' cannot be set. It is not on the appropriate screen, or unknown."

I definitely have description as an option for my scheme screens but does not recognize it for some reason - perhaps I missed a step for linking the two apps together or something. Can't seem to find any information this specific issue online.





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This is what it says it is - if you were to go to Jira, hit "create" and try to create a new task in project 254 fire detection, you will find that either

1) You don't have permission to do it

2) IT does not ask for a description field

Hi Nic - Thanks for your answer it was helpful. Turns out the Field listed in the Screen was "Definition of Done" rather than description, so that works now.

Follow up question - is there a way to customize the Screen seen within Confluence (from my screenshot)? It would be nice to be bale to Assign the task to someone from Confluence rather than going over to Jira for that.

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