Bulk Operations Tool - Edit Screen 3 of 4 Change pre-selections

What determines whether a field is preselected (tickbox) for change on Screen 3 of 4 in the Bulk edit operation ?

 

We have a few 'Database Customfields' a long way down on the screen which are mysteriously pre-selected (with blank vallues). This means that super users are often caught by this and inadvertently blank out existing values.

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It's hard to say, as the database custom fields are not Atlassian fields, and hence have their own behaviours.  I suspect it's the field trying to read the database for many issues.

Frustrating, but I think you right. Looks as though the 3rd party 'database customfield' doesn't sit well in the Bulk operations page.  It's running in a many issue context and maybe it is only designed for 'CREATE' or single 'UPDATE'. 

That's my feeling too, as the field is dragging stuff from a remote database, maybe it's making lots of calls and getting confused when you go to bulk-edit.

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