The red asterisk is fine so this is just a "that would be nice" request
Pre add Client side auth for required fields.
This is slightly different than the audit at the ADD button. It brings attention to the required field before the add button is clicked.
When the field is required, it is assigned a different background color like pink to indicate no data has not been entered yet. The background would be set back to default when the user begins typing in the field or selects a value.