How can I validate the input format of a customfield?

Hi,

I need to control that when users edit or create an issue 2 specific customfields meet the right format:

 

Firts customfield: This customfield must contain an email and it is a Text field. I need to control that at least the format was correct. For example: "myemail@@mmm...es" must be discarded.

 

Second customfield: This customfield is a code that must meet the format expressed by the regular expression [0-9]{5}-[0-9]{5} 

Thanks in advance!

Begoña

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Hi Begona,

I believe Kepler Custom Field plugin may help you have what you want:

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.keplerrominfo.jira.plugins.keplercf

One of the options they support is regex custom field.

Thanks! I've tested "regex customfields" and it works for the second field (Internal code) because this is a new customfield. I can create it usign this type of customfield. Then problem is the first one (e-mail). This is an existing customfield. This is a text field customfield and it's not possible to change its type to convert it in a "regex customfield". Isn't it?

No I don't think it's possible to convert existing custom field to a different type (there are few exceptions but in general it is not supported).

Yes. I can create a new regex customfield and after that migrate from the current customfield to the new one.

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