How do I make a field required based upon the value of another field set in workflow transition screen?

I have a transition screen that will display customfield2 for edit based upon the value of customfield1 (set on same transition screen). I am using java script in the description to do this.

I would also like to make customfield2 required if customfield1 is set to a certain value. I have tried doing this via a simple validation using groovy runner. This works in test mode, but in groovy runner test mode, the values have already been set and stored in the database. When I try it as a workflow validator, this does not work. I suspect that because the values have not been stored yet, the condition does not validate in the same way. Here is the logic:

cfValues['customfield1'].getValue() != 'Duplicate' && !cfValues['customfield2']

I need to validate the values that have been set on the screen before they are saved. How would I go about doing that (in groovy runner or another plugin, behaviors perhaps)?

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Indeed Behaviour plugin is meant for this.

I ended up using a groovy script.

Hi Nancy,

Would you be able to share what you have written with the groovy script?

The fields edits were only allowed to be made via a workflow transition, so I used the following groovy script as a validator:

import com.opensymphony.workflow.InvalidInputException

import org.apache.log4j.Category

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomField

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.CustomFieldManager

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue

log = Category.getInstance("com.onresolve.jira.groovy.rejectValidation")

log.debug("In Validator groovy script")

MutableIssue issue = issue

CustomFieldManager customFieldManager = componentManager.getCustomFieldManager()

String cfRejectReasonId = "customfield_10122"

String cfRejectDetailsId = "customfield_12030"

CustomField cfRejectReason = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObject(cfRejectReasonId)

CustomField cfRejectDetails = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObject(cfRejectDetailsId)

cfVal1 = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cfRejectReason).toString()

cfVal2 = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cfRejectDetails)

if ((cfVal1.compareTo("Duplicate") != 0) && cfVal2 == null) {

invalidInputException = new InvalidInputException("Customer Facing Reject Details is required when the Reject Reason is set to " + cfVal1)

}

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