GreenHopper - gh.epic.link.name - Possible to change the label to a friendly name?

When I assign issues to epics, the parent Epic shows the child issues nicely. That's great!

But what about the reverse flow ? If I am on the child issue, I want to see to what parent Epic it points to.. So I enabled the gh.epic.link.name to show up on the view page. Works perfectly. The only problem is that the label itself "gh.epic.link.name:" is rather ugly looking.

Can't we display something friendlier? This field is locked, so I cannot translate it.

Anyway I'm surpised that this very common use field /usage scenario does not present a friendlier usage solution.

Maybe this quesiton should become an issue ?

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Hi Gregory,

It seems that you have ran into a known issue in Greenhopper:

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/GHS-9193

As a workaround, you can *unlock* the GH custom fields and rename it to a suitable name. You can refer to the bug ticket above for the detail steps on renaming the custom fields.

Cheers,

Is this issue going be fixed ? why does it happen ?

I read the link you have sent, it's frightening and this just should not be MY headache. :)

A paid addin which cannot display properly it's own MAJOR custom fields - disgusting:!

1) makes this look totally unprofessional when show this to my higherups

2) I worry if I implement this fix that this will end breaking something else now or in later evolutions in JIRA / JiraAgile

After all if I am modifying these fields for friendly names, this does not touch the db schema ? So ok, I'll have to rework some filters, but will JiraAgile know what fields to call ?

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