How to add a comment during a transition

I would like to configure jira so that one can add comment during an issue transition. I'm told by the doc that the corresponding screen must be empty, but it does not work. Where do you specifiy this ?

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OK thank you all this is really a permission issue at the project level. I was wrong in believing that beeing admin should prevent this kind of problem.

Create a screen and add no field to it (name it comment screen). Then edit your transition and set that screen as your transition view. That's how I did it and it's working for me

No it does not work for me... When I do this I get an empty screen with no input field at all, just a submit button whose name is the transtion...

Empty Screen


do you have add comment permission?

You should always have a comment field at the bottom of every screen, it's something that Jira adds. I'd assume that it's a permission issue. Can you add comments in other transition screens in other projects?

No, as in , no you can't add a comment anywhere?

No, but, I am admin, so it 's hard to believe it is a permission issue

Exactly cannot add a comment during any transition of the specific workflow.

But i Ican add comment during transitions of the default workflow...

Infact it it not specific to the workflow but to a project. I havec check the persmission at the project level and they are the same as in another project (using the same workflow) where it works

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Bruno Rosa Atlassian Team May 16, 2013

Udo is right! In addition to that, I have raised a KB about this matter. I have seen some cases with users asking the same question, so here it is:

Hope this helps.

That link gives me a permission error.

Bruno Rosa Atlassian Team Jul 31, 2013

David, it is accessible now.

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