How to make field required only on a screen where it appears?

I have marked field to be required and put it to the screen which is shown only on the specific transition.

But when I try to create issue, it cannot be done because it requires to fill in required field even though it does not appear at the 'create issue screen'.

How can I make field required only on a screen where it actually appears?

Thank you.

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It is a known issue. If the field is required, it is required while creting even if it is not on screen.

Yse the "Field Required" workflow validator on the transitions instead.

https://studio.plugins.atlassian.com/wiki/display/JSUTIL/JIRA+Suite+Utilities+Workflow+Validators#JIRASuiteUtilitiesWorkflowValidators-FieldsRequiredValidator

But the resoultion field on default resolve screen is required field while it's set non-required field in default field configuration. How it could be ?

Hi Jobin,

Have you got a link to the defect that documents this issue. Is Atlassian aware of the issue?

Thanks, James.

James, it is how the feature is designed. Not treated as a bug by Atlassian. Not sure if someone raised a request to change this behavior or not!

Hi, you can also use the Behaviour Plugin on top of JIRA Suite Utilities to get the red "*" for required fields on other screens.

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.onresolve.jira.plugin.Behaviours

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Joe Pitt Community Champion May 09, 2013

The resolution field is always required when presented. It isn't a good idea to put it on any screen except the transition where you want it set. It will automatically appear on the view screen.

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