JS to set custom field based on a Project

I would like to set a custom field in the create issue form based on the selection of the project, i.e. if project selected is X, then customfield should be A.

Anyone knows a simple JS (jquery) trick to achieve this?

Thanks in advance.

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try with javascript by adding in any plugin as a webreource or footer.jsp

<script type="text/javascript">
jQuery(document).ready(function($) {
	JIRA.bind(JIRA.Events.NEW_CONTENT_ADDED, function (e,context) {
function setDefaultValues(){
	$("#project").change(function() {
	function setFieldValue(){
		var currentProject=$("#project option:selected").text();
		if(currentProject == 'Test Project'){


check here to know how to add in plugin


Thanks, this works fine.

why you want to do it through JS/Jquery?

you can achive this by using configuring screen scheme for project and you can remove field from create screen, check this document to configure screen scheme


still if you want to do this by using JS, let me know and it is not suggestable

What I need is that if I choose project A in the issue create screen, one customfield in that screen picks automatically a given value, so I don't have to set it manually.

The reason for this is that for that project that custom field is always the same, but for other projects it may change.

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