Jira configure field in issue view


I want to add in my header section the same button locate in create issue (configure fields). With a picture i think he will be more clear.

I would know if it's possible to do the same with my fields located in jira issue view ? And how ? I try to use a web item but he doesn't works.

PS : Sorry for french in picture

Thanks for your answers.


4 answers

Hi Jordan,

For JIRA view you might use screen. If you want users be able to add or delete fields for view - we can write a small plugin that would filtrate them from the screen

It is needed:

- a webitem with dialog

- servlet - for user request proccessing

- active objects back end - to store info

- servlet filter: to delete needless fields during loading


Thanks for your answer, but how link my webitem to my servlet for user request ?


It's a additional dev: create a form in dialog, that will send requests to servlet

I have doing this :

package com.infosClientJira;

import javax.servlet.ServletException;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletResponse;

import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.PrintWriter;

public final class Tri extends HttpServlet {

	protected void doGet(HttpServletRequest req, HttpServletResponse res)
			throws ServletException, IOException {

		final PrintWriter w = res.getWriter();
		w.write("<h2 align='center'>Tri</h2>");
		w.write("<div class='qf-picker'>");
		w.write("<div class='qf-picker-header'>");
		w.write("<dl><dt>Print fields :</dt>");
		w.write("<dd><a class='qf-configurable' href='#'>Personalize</a></dd>");
		w.write("<div class='qf-picker-content qf-picker-unconfigurable' style='max-height: 658px;'>");
		w.write("<ul class='qf-picker-buttons'>");
		w.write("<li><span title='adv - facturation' data-field-id='customfield_11000' class='qf-picker-button qf-active' href='#'>adv - facturation</span></li>");
		w.write("<li><span title='com - rappel a+' data-field-id='customfield_11100' class='qf-picker-button qf-active' href='#'>com - rappel a+</span></li>");
		w.write("<li><span title='Étiquettes' data-field-id='labels' class='qf-picker-button qf-active' href='#'>Étiquettes</span></li>");
		w.write("<div class='qf-picker-footer'></div>");

		w.write("<script language='javascript'>document.forms[0].elements[0].focus();</script>");


	protected void doPost(HttpServletRequest req, HttpServletResponse res)
			throws ServletException, IOException {

So now when I click on Personalize i would check and uncheck the box. To do this I need to implement doPost ? Or I can do this by an another way ?

Thanks a lot !

You can make a javascript, that will change column activity

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