To Add a Custom Field in JIRA Tool in Testing

In JIRA Tool we can Add a Custom Field depending on our project's requirements. We can also edit and delete these custom fields. To add a custom field we must use the following procedure.

  1. To add a custom field in JIRA we have to login through an admin account. Enter the username and password of an admin user.

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  2. Select Administration > Issues > Fields. It will display the Custom Fields page.

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  3. Click on the Add Custom Field button on the right side of the page. It will display the Create Custom Field: Choose the field type (Step 1 of 2) page.

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  4. Select the field type on the page and click on the next button. It should display the page Create Custom Field - Details (Step 2 of 2).

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  5. Provide the Field Name and Field Description. Select a Search Template if available.

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  6. Select the number of "Issue Types" to which this custom field will be available and select the applicable context; it is the Projects for which the custom field will be available. We can choose the Global Context section for all the available projects.

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  7. Click the "Finish" button. It will display the screen association page.

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  8. Select a screen tab on which we can display our newly created custom field. In this tool we can associate a field with a screen before it will be displayed.
  9. Click the "Update" button. It will display the View Custom Fields page. On this page it displays a summary of all custom fields in JIRA Tool. We can edit, delete or configure custom fields here.

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