Field description - Modified
Modified is a date and time field that is set each time an issue is updated, to show the last time the issue was changed
Default name: Modified
Terminology variations: None
In-Use: Always. This field is always used and cannot be removed from the issue field configuration.
Mandatory: Yes. This field must be set on an issue automatically when it is edited/updated.
Data type: Date + Time. This field is shown as a time stamp in the top of the issue, not as a normal field in the issue body.
Access restrictions: Always Read-only for all users. No one should be able to edit the Modified date/time.
Relationships/Dependencies: Modified is not dependent on another field. It is set when the issue is updated.
Affected by these settings:
How the Modified date+time field looks like, depends on what date formats you use. See your user profile at top right, select Settings > Date and Time settings.
Use cases: Modified is used in all cases, to know when the issue was last updated.