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?

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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?

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

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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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