field validion on edit?

I have a custom field and I can validate that it is 7 numerics during a transition by including this validator:

The field Client Job Number its contents must match against the regular expression [0-9]{7}

But how do I enforce this when a user chooses to edit the record without moving it through a transition?


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Hey Paul, I believe you can achieve this by setting a Workflow Validator for this custom field. If the validator fails, the transitions are not executed.

Hope it helps.


However if you want to validate the fields when editing an issue, you will need to use a plugin for that or create a javascript. A good option for this case is the Script Runner plugin: -

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