how do I delete a custom field from a field configuration?

I am using jira 4.4.4, and want to delete a custom field from one of my field configurations while leaving it in another. I want to do this because jira requires you to set a field to required in order to get rid of the "None" option in a dropdown field. I have it set to Required in one field configuration, but don't even need the field in the other. I've removed it from all screens in the other field configuration and hidden it, but still I have that irritating "None" in the screens I do want it to appear in. How do I fix this?

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You don't have the option to remove the field's from field configuration and i don't think it requires also, just you have to remove fields from screens where ever you want.

if you want to make field required do it on required field configuration

In your field configuration you can just "hide" the field (make sure that its not required). This means that the field will not be visiable for the project in question, but will remain there for the other project. It won't show up on the screen even if it is listed, so it will still be ok for the two projects to share the same screens

I both removed the field from the screens I don't want it on, and I hid that field in the field configuration I don't want it on. The problem is, unless you list it as required in ALL field configurations, it has the annoying "None" option in the dropdown list.

What is the solution to that?

You can remove the none option by editing the file behind the vm file. Its in the templates/plugin/fields directory structure. I can find the exact path if you need/want it.

Would love it if you could tell me which file.

to hide none, set default value for that field and make it required on field configuration, i hope it will resolve your problem

or

if you want remove 'None', check the doc here

https://confluence.atlassian.com/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=330795312

removing none is easier!

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