We have a lot of projects but they all belong to an overarching milestone release cycle they can join up.
For example we have three projects: core, imaging and templating. With the current versions core: 5.5, Imaging: 3.1 and templating: 1.2. Now for the next bigger release milestone we have two issue in templating and one issue in imaging. So the next versions will be core: 5.5 (still because it has seen no change), imaging: 3.2 and templating: 1.3.
To reflect and coordinate this larger release milestone cycle we want to use a custom field. The type label seems to be exactly what we want especially with the dynamic functionality for search and bulk edits.
But now our problem: In bulk edits the custom field of type label doesn't have the expected options to "Add to existing" or "Find and remove these". Is there a way to use the bulk edit operations of the standard label field for custom fields as well? Or is there a plugin which provides similar functionality?
Edit: Apologies. I misread your question slightly. Updated comment:
Yes, as you say/found, this function only works as standard for the standard "Labels" field and not for custom label fields, so an add-on like that is needed. Odd that Atlassian didn't implement fully when fixing https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-24118, but I don't know why.
According to the comments in there, this is the suggestion for Atlassian to implement: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-41523
Ah OK. I found the same. Sorry if I caused any confusion, but edited my comment on 22/Nov. Sadly, it appears that JRA-24118 allowed additive updates only for system fields, but not custom fields. JRA-41523 seems to be the request for that, which I see you've already commented on : )
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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