How can I make a field "required" only after a specific state is reached?

We want to make the "Fix Version" field a required field, but only later in the workflow.

I know we can use validators to do that, but i don't want to use validators, since we have too many transitions.

Any links or pointers?

Thanks - John.


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I'm afraid validators are the answer to this one. 

You could try injected javascript (don't), or behaviours, but they're both by-passable, only work in some places, and hence prone to failure.  Validators is the only way to do it.

Hi Nic,

Thanks for the quick reply

How can I use behaviours to achieve this?
Can we specify states in behaviors?

I was thinking something like this should work, but I need the exact syntax to specify states.

FormField Version= getFieldByName("Fix Version")

if(State=="Done"||State=="Closed" ){


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