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Make field mandatory on transition

ILY Dec 12, 2017

Is it possible to make fields mandatory on transition and add * in front of them ?

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Kimberly Deal Community Leader Dec 12, 2017 • edited

@ILY

It is possible to make the fields mandatory on a Transition. This is native functionality, in Jira Cloud. You can use the Validators on the workflow Transition. 

In the Field Configuration, when you make a field mandatory, it will add a red * on the field, in the create and edit screens.

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But as far as I know, it won't mark a mandatory field set on a Transition.  You just get an error stating that the field is mandatory when trying to transition the issue.

ILY Dec 13, 2017

Yes Exactly i doesn't mark the field i just get an error 

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Dave Theodore [Coyote Creek Consulting] Community Leader Dec 12, 2017

Yes. The Jira Misc Workflow Extensions App has a validator that will check if fields are empty, changed, etc. It can't make the red asterisk, but provides the functionality you are after.

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Ethan Foulkes Dec 17, 2017

Hi ILY,

You can do this using the Power Scripts add-on, which can also do countless other things you will likely want to do with Jira. The only thing it won't do is add the * but you can have it give a custom error message.

Here is a video tutorial walking you through How to require attachments. 

Here is a page that has code for a number of different validators.

I hope this helps!

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