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Can I create a custom field for just one issue type?

I am looking to create custom fields for just the story issue type.

How can this be done?

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John Funk Community Leader Dec 01, 2021

HI Maura - Welcome to the Atlassian Community!

Sure, you can do that. 

Created your custom field - go to Settings > Issues > Custom Fields

After the field has been created, you will need to do a search for the field, and then in the 3 dots menu to the right, select Contexts and Default value.

There you can edit the context to select a single project at the bottom. 

OK - I do not have Admin rights so I am not seeing that. Thank you!

John Funk Community Leader Dec 01, 2021

Yes, you must be a Jira admin to be able to create and modify custom fields. 

Hello @Maura Sawyer 

Welcome to the community.

Are you working with a Company Managed project or a Team Managed project? It will say at the bottom of the navigation pane on the left.

The method for managing custom fields depends on the type of project.

It is company managed

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