Different field configurations for different issues within one project

I would like to have different issue types within one project and have those issue types contain different field configurations. Is this possible or do I need to create two separate projects that use two different screen schemes?


1 answer

1 votes

That's fine - it is exactly what the "field configuration scheme" is for - telling a project which field configuration to use for each issue type.

I'm not sure how to do it. When I edit one set of fields within an issue in the project it changes within the other issue types. See screenshot.

I want some fields to be different within the issue types within the project, so, not shared. That's where I'm getting confused. Screen Shot 2017-10-03 at 5.30.10 PM.png

That;s not field configuration, that's screens.

What you should do for screens, is create two.  One for DAM, one for Photo.

Then create two "screen schemes".  One should use the DAM screen, and the other the Photo screen

Third, create a single "issue type screen scheme".  In there, you can say "For DAM, use the DAM screen scheme, and for Photo, use the Photo screen scheme"

I believe I have it. There's just something about the way screens and schemes exist globally and within projects...something about the logic that I always (and I think still) find confusing.

Thank you for your help!

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Teodora [Botron]
Published Thursday in Marketplace Apps

Jira Inferno: The Nine Circles of Jira Administration Hell

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 ...

564 views 2 15
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot