How to set up a custom field to read only for Jira Users?

Hello, 

Is there a way to set up a custom field named " projected due date" to read only for only Jira Users not for the JIRA Admins without installing any plug inns on JIRA  v7.1.1#71004-sha1:d6b2c0d?

Thank you. 

Elif

2 answers

1 vote

Yes -

  • remove the field from the "edit" screen,
  • create a new screen for "edit projected due date",
  • add "looped" transitions to the workflow (so from open to open, in-progress to in-progress etc),
  • use the new screen for these transitions
  • finally, put conditions such as "only people in the admin group" on the looped transitions

This does leave you with a small weakness in the create screen - if you don't have the field there, you'll need the admins to go set the data after creation.  Or you can have it on there, but all users will be able to fill it in when they create issues

0 vote
Joe Pitt Community Champion Jul 25, 2016

Put it only on the view screen and create a transition only executable by the admins from any status you want to be able to update it from.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Julia Dillon
Posted Tuesday in Jira

Tell us how your team runs on Jira!

Hey Atlassian Community! Today we are launching a bunch of customer stories about the amazing work teams, like Dropbox and Twilio, are doing with Jira. You can check out the stories here. The thi...

190 views 1 18
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you