Capitalization requirements, if any, when importing from CSV

When importing issues to JIRA via a CSV/Excel file, is it necessary for capitalization in the Excel file to be exactly the same as the JIRA custom fields in which the issues will be imported?

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Sam Hall Community Champion Nov 21, 2016

Hi Tiffany,

The import wizard has a screen where you can map column names (and values) from your CSV to the JIRA equivalents. 

For example, "MYCUSTOMFIELD" column in CSV can be mapped to "MyCustomFIeld" in JIRA:

csv-import-mapping.jpg

This also goes for the multi or single select field options. If you tick the "Map field value" checkbox you can map values on the next screen.

Sam

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Thank you - does this also go for the multi or single select field options?

Sam Hall Community Champion Nov 21, 2016

Yep. I've edited my answer to include that.

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