Reload all javascript after changing Request type?

Been busy created custom fields and screen within JIRA. Have been using javascript to hide certain fields, and also bolded up some header text.

But after all this hard work, I'm noticing when Creating Issue > changing request type, none of my javascript formatting shows up anymore. Only after I do a page refresh (F5), then my JIRA screen looks the way I want it to.

This indicates to me when I do change the request type, then JIRA doesn't actually load up the field description again. Instead it just gives the generic screen layout.

Is there a way to force JIRA to reload all javascript after changing request type?

I'm assuming it needs to capture the event (mouse click on Request type?), then force a reload of the create issue page. But how? Any ideas?

Thanks in advance.

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Found my answer, and it's nothing as complicated like creating my own plugin.

Answer is from here:

<script type="text/javascript">
AJS.$(document).bind('dialogContentReady', function(event, dialog) {
<!-- your script here -->

works for me. After changing the project or issue type, it recognised the event, and loads the Javascript again.

Now I can change and select any issue type within losing my fonts :)

Charlie Misonne Community Champion Jan 22, 2016

thank you so much smile

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Js wont work for the first time when you change the issue type, and it will work from the second time and if you need to make it work from first time, you need to create a plugin and you need to install it in jira, then it will work from the first time.

Check this link

If you have doubts, check the answer, if you don't know how to create a plugin, jus google it up for creating atlassian plugins,

Hope this helps!

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