Custom field auto complete field

Hi Team,

We need to create a custom field in Jira. But I want to be able to type the name of the product and it should to give me search suggestions with (auto complete) functionality by typing the first 3 characters.


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Gaston Valente Community Champion Jul 18, 2017

I'm using this version 1 plugin for this specific behavior(typing the first 3 characters):

It reads the data from a db table.


Hi Gaston,

  Thanks for your reply,

I have tried that database plugin but i'm unable to produce output. If you have a time please provide your expierance on this?

Thanks alot,


Gaston Valente Community Champion Jul 18, 2017

Of course,

This is a version 1 plugin so you need to follow the instructions here at the Installing Plugins 1 type add-ons in JIRA and Bamboo section

You need to restart jira

Next you create a database values custom field and take note of the id

Then you need to upload a file with the sample configuration file (filled with your specific parameters) at <INSTALL_DIR>/atlassian-jira/WEB-INF/classes

The file needs to have the name jira-database-values-plugin-[customfieldid].properties with the id of the previously created custom field

Maybe you need to restart jira again

Here are the specifics:

If you have any questions please let me know

PD: there're more free and similiar alternatives but i didn't try with them. look at cPrime Database Custom Field



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