How to hide "Linked Issues" field using Clone+ and Clone++ operations

This article explains how to hide the Linked Issues field using the Clone+ and Clone++ operation.


  1. Log in to Jira as an Administrator. 
  2. Navigate to > Manage apps > Clone Plus for Jira and click the link as shown:
  3. Enable the Clone+ and Clone++ (custom1) Clone option.
  4. Navigate to Settings > Manage Apps > BOB SWIFT CONFIGURATION > Clone Plus > Edit and edit the Clone Plus for Jira Configuration properties file:
  5. Add the following clone-plus properties:

    1.condition.*.*.* = true
    1.label = Custom1+
    1.fieldExcludes = issuelinks*.*.* = true Custom1++ = issuelinks
  6. Click Make Active and the Clone Plus properties are successfully updated.

  7. Go to a Jira project, open an Issue TN-1.
  8. From the View Issue screen of TEST-1 issue, click More.
    1. In the dropdown, Custom1+ clone plus is shown. Click Custom1+ 

    2. Linked Issue and Issue fields are visible in the Clone+ create a screen, as shown in the below screenshot:

    3. By using fieldExcludes = issuelinks, You can hide the Linked Issues and Issue fields as shown in the below screenshot:

With the above configuration, you can hide the Linked Issues and Issue fields using Custom1 and Custom1++ operations.