Different fields for different projects

I added two fields, but only need it for one of the projects.

How do I modify the Issues form to have different fields based on the project?

(This is only my second day using JIRA.)

Thank you

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Screens are not the best place to start because they are one of the difficult to understand :)

Basically, there are 3 levels for screens - For a project, for an issuetype, for an issue operation!

See https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA050/Defining+a+Screen where it is best explained.

You do have three different ways to do this - where you can, you should try to use the same method as much as possible - keep the complexity in one place!

Field configurations - will let you show/hide the field on a project by project basis

Field contexts - much the same, except more global - this affects simple searching as well, and lets you have different options for the same fields in differen projects

Screens - probably the most complex way to do it, but also the most flexible

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