Validate before transition

You can prevent Jira issue from transition to the next state if not all Smart Checklist items are checked.

Since version, v5.2.0 Smart Checklist add-on doesn’t need “Smart Checklist Progress” field setup

If your Smart Checklist version is lower than v5.2.0 - Follow these instructions to add the "Smart Checklist Progress" custom field, then proceed to the steps below.

Set up transition validator

  1. Go to Workflows

  2. Choose one that you want to add validation to and click Edit

  3. Choose transition and click on "Validators" link

  4. Add Validator

  5. Choose "Smart Checklist Completed Validator"

  6. Click Add - new Validator will be saved

  7. Then Publish this changed workflow

Check Validator in action

  1. Go to Kanban board (or Issue view)

  2. Try to change the state of an item with opened checklist items

  3. You'll get the error:

  4. If you check all Smart Checklist items - you'll be able to transition Jira issue successfully!

If you want to know how to display "Show Checklist progress" on Agile boards read Progress on Agile Board


For any questions or feature requests contact us: smartchecklist@railsware.com