Custom field description


I would like to known what’s the purpose of ��Description ��for a Custom Field ?

I always see the ��Name ��of the Custom Field (in the web interface) so
that’s make the name very … long. For example if I create a CF with
with :

name : loca
description : Location of the problem

I’m going to see

Loca :

in the web interface. So that’s force me to create a custom field with

name : Location of the problem.

(and that’s is a short one…)



Albert SHIH
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ven 5 sep 2014 15:32:25 CEST

I would like to known what’s the purpose of « Description » for a Custom Field ?

At this time, it is only used to aid Admins in knowing the purpose of
the custom field.

Patches to add callbacks to ShowCustomFields and EditCustomFields to
make adding additional descriptive text easier welcome.