Yes You can change it.
go to this location : C:\Program Files\Atlassian\JIRA\atlassian-jira\WEB-INF\classes\com\atlassian\jira\web\action\JiraWebActionSupport.properties
Edit in that file.
issue.field.summary = Summary
issue.field.summary = Title
It work definitately
I would not recommend defaulting a summary, unless you really do want a vast swathe of your issues to all look indistinguishable most of the time. The summary is there, empty and mandatory, for a very good reason. In the handful of places where I've seen this done, it causes problems with users complaining that the information in issues is rubbish, and we always remove it.
I want to customize Jira default fields names. For e.g I want to replace "Issue" with "Task" everywhere in Jira. I am able to replace most of it by editing "WEB-INF\classes\com\atlassian\jira\web\action\JiraWebActionSupport.properties" file. But still there are some places where it is not changing. For e.g when we click on "Issues" tab on home page there is a option "Import Issues from CSV".
Please help me where to change it?
I have multiple projects that use variations of the same base workflow. The variations depend on the requirements of the project or issue type. The variations mostly come in the form of new statuses ...
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