Can I customize card layout for each issue type on Kanban board?

JIRA currently let you add three extra fields to show up on Kanban board. Which is global for all issue types in your Kanban board. Is there any work around to customise this for each issue type ?

In my use case. I have Epics, Stories and Sub-tasks in my Kanban board. Ideally I want Custom fields I have created to only appear under Stories and Epics. Not on Sub-tasks. 

The way I went about this was, i created a custom field and add it to Epics, Story fields schema and kept it way from Sub-tasks schema. 

And then add the special custom field to the Kanban board using 'Card Layout' under Configuration. Which automatically add word 'None' to the Sub-tasks cards. Which is not great 

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No, a board is supposed to be a consistent view of a set of cards, so you can't do that.  You can, of course, place fields that only belong to some issue types on cards, but that means an empty space where issues that don't have that field.

I'd question why you have such different fields on a board.

Thanks for confirming. Its not actually empty space. It adds the word 'None'. Which give the impression data is missing. 

Example scenario is use of Storypoints, I want to have storypoint estimated for epics and stories. And for sub-task I wouldn't want any estimation as sub-tasks. And another example is stories vs bugs. 

And if your kanban board have both of these issues types, you will run in to above problem. Anyways, Jira has very neat filtering mechanism for organsing the board with multiple issue types. 

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