Workflow Validator to mandate a Jira fields missing asterisk

I have added few fields as a mandatory only when issue gets created using workflow validator which seems to be working , however the asterisk mark is missing on the fields which creates the confusion for users.

How can i configure it to make asterisk mark visible for the mandatory fields.

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Workflow validators don't have any way to tell the front-end screen that there's something that needs doing - they run as the user executes the transition, not when the screen is rendered.

You'll need a bit of code to inject the *s separately from the validator I'm afraid.

If you are using JIRA Server, you could use the technique described here 

http://www.j-tricks.com/tutorials/silly-javascript-hacks-or-is-it

Chris

 

I would recommend to use the Mandatory Field Validator of our Add-On "Workflow Essentials for JIRA". See: https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/de.codecentric.jira.wes/server/overview

This plugin not only shows a customized error message but also displays the asterisk next to the mandatory field.

Best regards,

Joerg

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