is there a way to show/hide tabs based on the value of the components field?



I would like to implement this: when an user enter values in the components field, the corresponding tab is shown at issue creation. For instance, entering values A B C in the components field, will show Tab A, Tab B, Tab C.


Thank you

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Natively, JIRA does not have this feature. Then again, there are workarounds like:

  • Javascript that will do what you want (insert it anywhere on the page, a custom field description etc..) but I am highly against this approach since it's messy to maintain and implement.
  • Add-ons that can do it, like the JIRA Behaviours.


Hi Gabrielle,


Yep, I know natively JIRA does not provide those kinds of field validations. Also, I know and it is my understanding that putting a Javascript in the custom field description was a functionality disabled long time ago, which only leaves me with the Behaviours  plugin option. Do you happen to have the script to do what I need to do so I can give it a try with the behavior plugin? I have implemented a couple of behaviours in my system but none related with the hiding/showing of tabs.


Thanks a lot for  your quick response.

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