How can I add the option of setting the assigned user when creating an issue?

The create issue form doesn't have a field for assigning the user; how can I add one?

NOTE: I already found other answers that use a transition step to auto-assign issues to the reporter, but this is not what I am looking for. I want to still have the ability to assign the issue to someone else, or (by default) no one at all ... I just also want the option to assign the ticket when I create it. Currently I have to create the issue, quickly click the link that appears before it fades, set the assignee, then click back to whatever I was originally working on. Ideally I should just be able to have one step: create the issue, with an assignee assigned.

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  1. Click on Create Issue
  2. Use Where is My Field functionality to find out why you're not seeing the Assignee field

Ah, that was it; my "field 'Assignee'" was "not present on the screen 'Bug (New) Screen'". Thanks.

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Joe Pitt Community Champion Mar 16, 2014

Off hand I'd say the field isn't on the create screen. If you can set the assignee another way it isn't a permission issue.

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