Distribution key definition ( variable number of values for a custom-field )

Hi experts, 

I'm trying to implement project & request management process for a holding company. There're more than 100 companies and thousands of cost-centers. One of the requirements is to implement distribution of costs among various companies and cost-centers of the holding. 

The main requirement is : for each issue, they want to select the companies and and cost-centers ( sometimes more than one cost-center for one company ) and provide a cost distribution percentage for each cost-center selected. Possible values for percentage can not be pre-defined, has to be an input field accepting any type of ( ##.## ) number values. 

They basically want an "Add Another" button, select the company, select cost-centers and input the cost distribution percentage. If they press the "add another" button again, they will select another company and related cost-centers and percentages, etc... 

Is there any way to implement this in JIRA? 

is there any plugin providing this functionality?

Thank you in advance for your help,


P.S. : JIRA version : 6.3.15. 

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Basically you will only need Blitz-Actions (paid) and DBCF (free).

  1. Create a table in the database of your own, and configure it (JNDI). See below its structure. Don't forget the indexes!
  2. Blitz-Actions will implement the custom dialog, such:
  • Creates the dialog with the inputs (cost centers - select list, percentage)
  • inserts the values in the database (key of the issue, cost center, percentage)


  1. DBCF will appear on view (data-table). The select must refer the key of the issue (dynamic query)


Of course, you may need validation on the issue (i.e. sum == 100%) That can be done with JJUPIN, which has native support for the above, but you can use whatever.

Mostly you need write an own plugin that provides this functionality.

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