Comment visibility


I'am using the "Comment visibility" and it works fine.

But by default, the comment is visible by everyone! How to change this ? I would like that by default, the comment will only be visible by a group.

How to do this ?

PS : Sorry for my poor English....

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You can't do this without modifying some source files. Visibility restrictions are shown based on your current groups and permissions and hence cannot be achieved using simple javascripts hacks.



Ok, do you know the source files to modify ?

Check out /atlassian-jira/WEB-INF/classes/templates/jira/issue/field/comment-edit.vm and CommentSystemField class.

Hi there,

You can configure the Comment Visibility for your instance in the 'General Configuration' page, (Administration > System > General Configuration), of your instance. Please check out our documentation on the subject to see the possibilities:

the best,


But it's not my question (sorry).

How to change the default value for comment visibilty (by default the comment is visible by everyone). I would like that the default value is a restriction.

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