Text field for checkbox with Javascript

Hello Everyone,

there's a need in our JIRA for a checkbox type custom field which would offer a text field if one specific option selected. For example:



Other: of Other is selected then a text field would appear.

I heard that Javascript can achieve this, but I'm not expert in that. Could you send me a code snippet? Maybe it's an already existing feature...



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You could have 2 different custom fields (one for the checkbox behaviour and one for the text field) and you can hide show the text one based on the value of the checkbox field


Hi Peter,

thanks for the hint!

Which plugin do we need to achieve this?

Hello @Rumceisz,

Were you able to achive this enhancement? I am looking for same. Let me Know.


Deepali B

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