How to validate fields on any update?

Forgive me if I get any of this wrong but I'm new to Jira plugin development. The end goal is to check the value of certain fields against a remote service to verify that they are valid values.

 

It seems like I could use a validator however then these fields can only be changed on the transition page. The quick edit or edit actions would not trigger this validation.

 

I did find some Atlassian answers talking about extending the quick edit and issue-navigator-plugin, but those are all from 2013 / Jira 5 and I'd guess don't apply to Jira 7.

 

I could change all of the fields to custom fields, however that has it's own repurcusions that are not ideal.

 

Have I missed any other ways I could achieve this?

 

Thanks!

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Nope, edit has nowhere to add validators natively.

You would still need to hack the code that provides the edit functionality.  Or, get something like ScriptRunner that provides "Behaviours"

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