Is there a possibility to unset the assignee field when showing a transition screen?
Unassigned issues are not allowed in our JIRA instance.
When requesting feedback I often forget to also set the new assignee, which requires another edit of the issue and so another email. This is annoying so I want to force me and all other users to choose the assignee. Setting the assignee element to an invalid state would solve the issue.
Post-transition is AFAIK no solution.
You can't. You've turned off the ability to have unassigned issues, so there will always be an assignee.
The best you could do is in a workflow validator that can detect when a user does not change the assignee on a transition and blocks them from continuing until they've done it.
I'd really not do it that way.
If you spend enough time as a Jira admin - whether you are managing a single, mid-sized instance, a large enterprise one or juggling multiple instances at once - you will eventually find yourself in ...
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