optional list


I creat a new fields, type optional list. I can add manual the elements to the list, but I have 2000 elements!!!

Can I add fast this 2000 elements? (plugin? pgadmin?...)


Thx, Armin

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1. You can use ScriptRunner (built-in function)

2. Python + Rest API (https://developer.atlassian.com/jiradev/jira-apis/jira-rest-apis)

3. DB is bad idea, in fact, it is possible. 3 table customfield* for your experiments. Please, start on test env. 




3 is a very very bad idea - it's not just customfield tables.  Caches and counter tables matter as well.

There is another trick - create a spreadsheet with one line per option you want to add, and two columns (the second can be just a duplicate of the first!)

Import it into a temporary project that has your field in it, using column 1 as summary, and 2 as the option.  Tell Jira to import the options into the field.  Throw away the temporary project and the issues you've created.

Gonchik Tsymzhitov Community Champion Oct 04, 2017

I think better way is Scriptrunner:) Easy to use it.

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