Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

Next challenges

Recent achievements

  • Global
  • Personal

Recognition

  • Give kudos
  • Received
  • Given

Leaderboard

  • Global

Trophy case

Kudos (beta program)

Kudos logo

You've been invited into the Kudos (beta program) private group. Chat with others in the program, or give feedback to Atlassian.

View group

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Conditional Fields - Category and Subcategory

Hi,

Trying to understand how to create custom fields that have conditions in Jira. I am migrating a team from their custom Jira like tool to Jira for cost savings. One of the form requirements is: when a user selects a category in a drop down, a secondary subcategory field adjusts. These subcategories depend on the category chosen, and are different based on the category chosen.

For example, the category could be Reporting and then the subcategory drop down would be a drop down of different reports available for request. Another category would be an Access Request where the subcategories would be completely different (versus Reporting subcategories). I believe this functionality exists in Jira Service Desk but wanted to understand if it exists in software projects as well.

1 answer

0 votes

Yes, you are looking for a field of type "cascading select".  Our usual example is "country / city" but the words are not important.

Hi @Nic Brough _Adaptavist_ thanks for the quick response. So I saw the article
on cascading select but only saw this functionality available in Jira Service Desk. Does this functionality exist anywhere in Jira Software? I did not see cascading select as an option when creating custom fields.

Cascading select lists are part of the core product of Jira.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you