Hide a field only on Create Issue screen

We imported our JIRA instance from Bugzilla, so a bunch of bugs have the External Issue ID field set. We want that field to be visible when viewing a bug.

But the External Issue ID field is also visible on the Create Issue screen. There, it's pointless clutter; by definition, any new bug that we file can't have an imported External ID.

Is there a way to hide the External Issue ID field on the Create Issue screen but leave it visible when viewing bugs?

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Well, you just have to create another screen without the external issue ID field and associate that screen to the view issue operation in your screen scheme...

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Associating+a+Screen+with+an+Issue+Operation

Cheers

Christian

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Mizan Community Champion Nov 18, 2012

If you have separate screens for create issue , view issue and edit issue then remove the External ID field from create issue screen.

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