Mandatory items help to visually differentiate the items that must be completed and block transitioning a Jira issue into the next status if mandatory items are not completed. The last one will require some additional setup in your workflow. Read more here→ https://railsware.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/CHK/pages/3807641616⚡️
By default, checklist items are not marked as mandatory. To make items mandatory, you can use the following:
context menu of checklist items;
correct format when adding an item from quick mode or updating the Checklists custom field.
Mandatory by context menu of checklist items:
1. If you want to make any of the checklist items mandatory, follow the steps below:
Click on 3 dots for a checklist item and select “Make mandatory”:
Check the item - a red asterisk will be added to the upper right corner of the checkbox:
If you are using Smart Checklist for Jira. Free version, “Make mandatory/non-mandatory” option will be disabled and you will see a Pro badge:
2. If you want to make any of the checklist items non-mandatory, follow the steps below:
Click on 3 dots for a checklist item and select “Make non-mandatory”:
2. Check the item - a red asterisk will disappear.
3. You can also add mandatory checklist items while creating a new template:
Set items as mandatory with the Full-screen editor
Use this format in the full-screen editor when creating/editing a checklist item or template to make items mandatory:
-! Test item 1
Mandatory items will work with any default and custom statuses you have on the Jira instance.