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Add to Category drop down list

How do you add additional values to the Category drop down list on create issue screen.

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If you are seeing "category" on the create issue screens, then it is a custom field that one of your administrators has added to your system.

To get more options into the list, get your admins to go to Admin -> Issues -> Custom fields -> <Category field> configure, where they will be able to amend the list of options.

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G subramanyam Community Leader May 09, 2022

Hi @Ernie Zahn welcome to the Atlassian community.

As far as I knew you can't add new status to the already available category list in the Jira Cloud version. If considering at server level, then this documentation steps will come handy.

I don't want to add new statuses, I want to add new Categories.

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Hi @Ernie Zahn thank you for clarifying the query. Let's wait to hear from other members.

There is a link to add new project categories, but all it does is let you name a new group of project categories and does not let you add items to the list.  I'm not really sure what this page is doing.categoryAdd.PNG

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