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System field Fix Version/s - error message in screen


We are running on JSW 8.22 datacenter license.
All screens using field "Fix version/s" put out this text framed in screen.
No error seems to appear , we can add version or leave it blank.
But does anyone have any knowledge about what it is and how to get rid of it?

<script type="text/javascript">
function () {
if (document.location.pathname == "/secure/CreateIssue.jspa")

{ jQuery('#fixVersionsFieldArea').css("visibility", "collapse"); }


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How to get rid of what?  You have not described any problem or error here?

@Nic Brough _Adaptavist_ 

Get rid of the text that is shown below the field , see attached picture


Ah, that's not an error message, that's one of your administrators trying to botch ini clumsy tweaks.

Go to the project administration and look for the field configurations, descend into them, and go find the fix version field.  Edit it, and blank out the description.

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Thanks @Nic Brough _Adaptavist_ issue solved.
The instance with JSW 8.22 is our becoming prod environment in Azure.
It's an environment lifted & shifted from our on premise environment with JSW 8.4.1.
This "description" was is inherited from on premise environment.
But in that environment nothing happens, so I do not under stand why some one have put it there.

Is it possible to use javascript to render dynamic output of help text?

Ahh, good to hear!

No, it's no longer possible to use javascript in field descriptions - Atlassian have been getting rid of it because it's the wrong way to do stuff, hard to support and usually breaks on upgrade. 

They stopped allowing execution completely a while ago, but the javascript that had been added to fields earlier used to not render at all, so it looked like there was no description. 

They've changed it a bit, and now it gets shown, and that's what's happened to you - your old js used to be hidden, but now it shows!

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