Hi Jennifer - Welcome to the Atlassian Community!
As Lara said, no you cannot force this on create. You could setup a filter and then a subscription that emails you for any Projects that are missing a Category.
Also, we tend to create a Project based on an existing Project, which would pull in the Category with it.
When to use CSV importer When managing your processes in Jira, there are many occasions where you need to create a lot of tasks. Creating them one by one will cost you a lot of time and effort and i...
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