change default field name

 

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I think he means changins the name of a field like Summary or Priority.

It can be done, but requires some work. 

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRAKB/Renaming+System+Fields+in+JIRA

That solution is not doable on Cloud, is it?

I doubt it works on cloud. I haven't tried this on server either mind you.

No, it's restricted.

What do you mean by Default Field Name? Where?

Like "Description" or "Assignee" or "Attachment"?

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Why would you like to change JIRA's built-in field names? Translation purposes? To match terms in a contract?

You can create a custom field with any other name and functonality you might need...

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Unless it's summary, issue type, priority, versions, component/s, priority, resolution, status, assignee, etc, which all have functions you can't do with custom fields

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You are right, Nic.

So, Gilad, what fields would you like to rename exactly?

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