Why is issue type description not displayed?

I've created my own field configuration where I edit descriptions for certain fields.

all of them seem to work except "Issue Type" one. I am running a relatively old JIRA instance (version 5.2) but this i cannot change because of a coorporate licence.

Any ideas why this happens?

2 answers

The description does not display in the issue creation screen. I tested in 6+ version as well

Is this by design or a bug that I discovered?

It is by design.

Sorry, could not reply since i need more than 25 points to post more than 3 messages in 24 hours?!?!? So, the question is - why do you have a details text box under issue type field then?

I am aware the custom fields Description is visible in the issuenavigator. But not sure of this. I will check and get back

Sure, thanks. Let me know when you have something


Where do you want the description to appear. Is it during the issue creation or in the excel report.

It's the issue creation screen

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