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I dont see the add context and description button as shown in documentation?


I want to set context for system field, however the option to set context seems to be hidden / unavailable

Jira Core 8.20.7, License type commercial (Data Centre)

This is my instance view


This is the view mentioned in documentation

Configuring contexts and default values for the Description field | Administering Jira applications Data Center and Server 9.2 | Atlassian Documentationuser.jpg


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John Funk Community Leader Sep 22, 2022

Hi Nauman,

As the note at the top of your first image says, only some system fields can be set. In reality there are very few, and I don't even know of one off the top of my head. 

Bottom line though is that you should not try to change the context of a system field. 

John Funk Community Leader Sep 22, 2022

One other note - some fields like Priority and Resolution can be hidden from the Create and Edit screens, but that's about the only configuring you can do. 

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