How to make default Comments field mandatory in Worlflow transition


When we add a screen to workflow transition comments field will appear by default. so how to make that default comment field mandatory for particular transitions? Pls help.

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Nandeesh M S

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Andrey i already tried this plugin. It is for omiting groups which dont want to add comments while transition.

I want to make default Comments field to be mandatory for particular transition Andrey.

You mean I need to add extra configuration feature?:-)
I will add it to queue. Good idea.

And why "Comment Validato" doesn't work? I don't understand I bit. You can not setup any groups and comment will mandatory for all users which perform current transition.

please refer screenshot Andrey...

2. When i select that next it will ask to select groups.

pls refer screen shot Andrey

1. i am selecting comment validator

Yes. I believe there is empty option. So if you set empty options the comment will be mandatory for all users in Jira.

Thanks a lot Andrey. It worked :)

I have done something quite similar (in Jira 4.2).

I have created a free-text custom field, and added that field to certain screens.

There are validators in the workflow that can check of certain fields are filled in.

Afterwards you can add a post function 'add comment from field' (don't know the exact name), where you can set the author and field.


Hi Sir Be thanks for you comment. I know to add extra custom field like comments but if we add extra filed also this default comment field will be visible. So totaly 2 comments fields will be visible. I dont want two comment fileds.

That's a good point! :)

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