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In team-managed projects, I can make fields mandatory by ticking the "Required" box under Project Settings > Issue Types.
However, this seems to work only for fields I have added and not for standard fields like "description". The checkbox is greyed out in this case:
My question: Is there another way to make "description" mandatory? Thanks!
Hello @Torsten Lenhart
What problem are you trying to solve by requiring data in the Description field?
You could set up a Rule on every transition to require data in the Description field. Unfortunately that rule can't be added to the Create transition, so new issues could be created with no Description. They just couldn't be changed to any other status if you added the rule to every other transition.
You could have an Automation Rule run to check each newly created issue for Description content, and email somebody if one is created without information.
You could also add a Custom Paragraph field, call it something like Required Description, and make that field Required. You can't remove the original Description field though, so it might be confusing having the two fields.
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