It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Cascading Field - Add Hover Over Text on Parent/Child Values? Edited

Scenario:

I have a cascading field is to store about 50-60 child values consisted of acronyms.  I would like it so that when you hover over each option, a short description shows up and tell you what the option is.

Setup:

  1. Cascading CF Name: Cascading Field
  2. Cascading CF ID: 10300
  3. Cascading CF Parent Value ID: 10300
  4. Cascading CF Child Value IDs:  10302, 10303, 10304

What I've tried:

Using Browser Development Tools, I've been able to get the look in IE/Firefox with the following code:

<select class="select cascadingselect-child" id="customfield_10300:1" name="customfield_10300:1">
<option class="option-group-10300" value="">None</option>
<option class="option-group-10300" value="10302" title="KOMM Short Description">KOMM</option>
<option class="option-group-10300" value="10303">FEDREC</option>
<option class="option-group-10300" value="10304">PMP</option>
</select>

CascadingField.png

 

However, the expected changes do not take place when I put that code into the Description of the Cascading CF.  How can I get JIRA to recognize the simple code online?  Has anyone had any experience with this or have a better approach to accomplish this?  I'd really appreciate any feedback... Thank you

1 answer

0 votes

Hello,

Do you mean that you put javascript into the description of the field? Your jira version is not Cloud?

Hi there.  Yes - i put the code into the description of the cascading field (although I don't think its javascript, but just HTML).  However, I may not have it properly formatted for JIRA to pick up the titles.

My JIRA version is 7.4.2 Server.

It should work. Put there a simple javascript which will return alert to you and check.

<script> alert( 'Hello, world!' ); </script>

Hi Alexey.  Thanks for the response.  I put that simple JS script into description and it did return me an alert.  However, what I don't know is the right code to get JIRA to interact with it (I'm very new to scripting).

How do you suggest I modify the existing code to make JIRA recognize what I'm trying to accomplish?

Use Jquery to do what you want to do. But I would not advise you to do it. Too much hassle and possible problems.

Hi Alexey.  First of all, thank you for taking the time to respond to me (i know it's an uncommon use case).

However, i cannot mark your any of your answers as the solution as none of them really provides much insight to what I want to accomplish.  Hoping for a simple HTML solution (unless there isn't one).

Appreciate it anyhow.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published in Jira

Keep your team in the loop with Team @mentions in Jira Software!

Hi everyone! My name is Jenny, a Product Manager at Atlassian. After launching Team @mentions in Confluence, we heard a lot of positive feedback from customers that they love how easy it is to @men...

561 views 6 18
Read article

Community Events

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

Find an event

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

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you