Custom Field - Yes/No: Can I have another Custom Field appear if 'Yes' is chosen?

I created a Custom Field with 'Yes' and 'No'. I want additional information if they choose 'Yes', but I would prefer if that field didn't always show, so I would like to configure it that a new field appears if 'Yes' is chosen - otherwise it is hidden.

Thank you

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Try adding Javascript in the desciption of the customfield in Field configuration.

The Javascript will check the yes/no customfield and based on this show/hide another customfield

Have a look at this example

Here is example, how you can do that. You don't need custom field. Just add some javascript code to show/hide custom field you are interested in.

Hope, it helps.

This is great if I knew javascript code.

Well, it's not very complex language and there are a lot of examples on the web.

Also, there is excelent plugin for Firefox - Firebug. With it's help you can run and test any clause or expressions right on web page!

So, I suggest to read about it a little bit and try it out.

Thank you.

I am having a problem finding the custom field id. When I hover over the Edit button for my custom field, the path referenced 'EditDefaultFieldLayout'.

I finally found the ID!!!

This is what I want:

If Related to Another Issue field (which is defaulting to None), is chosen, when hide the Issue Number field.

This is what I have:

<script type="text/javascript">

radiobutton = document.getElementById('customfield_10208');

target = document.getElementById('customfield_10209');

// Hide the target field by default = 'none';

radiobutton.onclick=function() {

if(radiobutton(‘RelatedtoAntoherIssue_None’).checked) { = '';

} else{'none';




Question 1: do I place this in the Description for the Source or Target?

Question 2: what is wrong? Why doesn't this work?

>> Question 1: do I place this in the Description for the Source or Target?

Yes, you place javascript code rigth in discription of field

Question 2 is more tricky. I would suggest to use Firebug with it's console. You can execute scripts in browser and see result. Also, there is handy function console.log("some text")

Also, instead of using document.getElementById('#some_id') you can you jquery function AJS.$('#some_id') (AJS is Atlassian namespace, where jquery is declared).

Check jquery docs - it's more easier to write scripts with help of this great library!

Check out the Behaviours Plugin:

Although on further inspection, I see you're using On Demand. I have no idea if this works with On Demand.

Behaviours not available on Ondemand

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