Fields always show even with no values

How do we set one custom field always show with empty values on view issue screen.

 

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You don't.  An empty custom field will not be displayed on the issue view.

You can force it by making the field mandatory (and if it's a select type field, allowing an option of " " or something equally empty-looking), but you'll then have the problem that the field will always have data (and hence searches like "is empty" will fail and you'll get inaccurate numbers from reports)

@Nic Brough [Adaptavist]

Hi Nic,

Thanks for your reply, do we not have any possibility with some external plugins also ?

There may be something, but I've never stumbled across anything because my users prefer the lack of clutter.

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