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How do I add a value to a custom field dropdown list?

I have a custom field that includes dropdown value options; I forget how to add a new value to the list.  Please advise.  Thx, Dave


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Hi @David Rucktaschel

You'll need to be a Site Admin - then follow these steps:

  • Go to the Jira Settings cog icon (lower-left corner on the navigation bar)
  • Select Issues > Custom Fields
  • Locate your custom field, press the options button (3-dots) and choose Configure
  • Press Edit Options in the configuration screen and add your new options


Hi Stephen - Thank-you for your prompt reply.  Now I know why I was confused; the organization I work for has created an Agile/JIRA Administration team and I no longer have Site Admin rights.  Thx, Dave

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