We have a select list, single choice custom field "Team". The field is currently configured to apply to all issue types and to apply to four projects in our JIRA instance. I want to create a custom context for each of the four projects so that users of a given project will only see the team values that pertain to their project.
I am running into two issues. First, I cannot configure a custom context for a project that is already selected as one of the four projects. So I first have to change the custom field to use the "Global context". Once I do that, I can configure a new custom context for each project. Is this the correct approach or is there another way?
Second, since the values are unique to a context, it appears that I need to create new values for each custom context and then use bulk edit to assign issues to the new value. Is there a way to move an existing value to a new custom context?
For number 1, yes you have that correct. A context can only be assigned to a single project (independent of the global context). Are you a user of the script runner plugin? That may help for number 1 and 2. There is a built-in script to split custom field contexts. https://scriptrunner.adaptavist.com/latest/jira/builtin-scripts.html#_split_custom_field_context
I have multiple projects that use variations of the same base workflow. The variations depend on the requirements of the project or issue type. The variations mostly come in the form of new statuses ...
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