Populate a field based on another field's content in Jira server
This article only applies to the Atlassian server platform. Learn more about the differences between cloud and server.
If you would like show a Field B, ONLY if certain value from Field A is chosen, it can be achieved by performing the following steps:
- Create a "Free Text Field (unlimited text)" custom field type in the (Administration -> Issue Fields -> Custom Fields) page
In this example, if a Priority - Critical (Field A) has been chosen for an issue, another field (Field B) will be displayed. Fill in the following text into the Description field (Field B):
Make sure to change the
priority.value. To find the
customfield_id, view the source of the page when viewing an issue, or check the URL when editing a custom field.