Select picker with create option

Select picker with create option custom field is available as single and multiple select picker. They are great for reporting. Make daily work more effective by giving your team an option to choose from instead of writing it into a query.

Single and Multiple select picker with create option are only available as a custom field type. It is not possible to define general values or any other settings options. Use configuration scheme context to define standard values.


Create and configure the custom field

To create and configure the Select Picker custom field, you must be logged in as a user with Jira Administrator permissions.

  1. Go to SettingsIssuesCustom Fields

  2. Create a new custom field of type CFS - Single Select Picker with Create

  3. Add name and description

  4. Associate the field to the appropriate screens. You must associate a field to a screen before it will be displayed.

  5. Click on 1 Context and click Create, edit or delete contexts on the dialogue.

  6. Click Edit custom field config.

  7. Add values and save.


Select Picker JQL queries

CFS - Select Picker with create can be used in JQL. It allows you to search for issues that include custom field values. To find issues that include custom field values enter the "CustomField_Name". Below are a few useful examples.

"CFS - Single select with create" ~

Search for all issues that contain TEST as a value.

"CFS - Single select with create" !~

Search for all issues that don´t contain TEST as a value.

"CFS - Issue Progress" is EMPTY

Search for all issues where the custom field is empty.

"CFS - Issue Progress" is not EMPTY

Search for all issues where the custom field is not empty.