After adding a custom field column via "Configure Columns", Custom Fields don't display

We upgraded to 5.2.7 last week and discovered what appears to be a new bug. Columns containing Custom Field data do not display after being added via Configure Columns.

Steps to reproduce:

1) display a list of issues in Issue Navigator

2) use Configure Columns; add a column representing a custom field

3) return to the Issue Navigator and note that the column you added is not displayed.

I made other changes, such as moving and deleting standard columns, and that works fine. The problem appears to be related only to custom fields.

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Marcus Silveira of Atlassian answered this question.

This custom field has a project and Issue Type on it's context.
Therefore, the field will only be displayed when you filter by a Project and Issue Type that has the field.

I added the issuetype (in this case, "issuetype=SCR") to the query and the colums for the custom fields now display.

Thanks Marcus - that works. But I'm glad that there's a request to change this behaviour - it's a bit counter-intuitive. I will vote on the Improvement request to get this changed (JRA-9367).

Regards - Jeff Winget

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