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I need to make a field mandatory. But there's no such option in the settings as shown in the image.


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DPK J Community Leader Dec 11, 2019

@Hitesh_GoenkaRequired field are currently not part of next-gen projects, but it is coming soon.

Also, make a comment to this issue -

Take a look at this roadmap by Atlassian -

ok, PLease inform me when it's operational.

@DPK J  Is there a way to change from next-gen project to the older format?

DPK J Community Leader Dec 12, 2019

@Hitesh_Goenka  Yes you can do that. Please take a look at this help page by Atlassian and get back if you face difficulty -

@DPK J  Thanks a lot for the help. Is there a way to copy/clone issues from the current Next-Gen project to the new Classic project. I'm getting move issues option as shown in the image:


DPK J Community Leader Jan 02, 2020

This is not directly possible, but I think there are plugins available for this.

You can find them easily at

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Okay, thanks though.

Hi @Hitesh_Goenka ,

You can bulk clone several issues at once with our marketplace app  Deep Clone for Jira. Don't hesitate to get in touch with us via if you have questions or feedback.

DPK J Community Leader Jan 13, 2020

@Hitesh_GoenkaCan you mark this as accepted if it was helpful?

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Am unable to add a comment here as instructed above:


Why on earth would we not be allowed to make a field required? It seems like the most common sense action one would take when adding new fields.

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