How I change a project's field configuration? I don't mean the field config scheme, but the actual field config.

I created a new field config but I can't switch my project to the new config, the only option I have found is switching the field config scheme, I need to switch to a different field config.

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You dont have to create a new field. Select the field and create a new configuration scheme for your project. This way you will not impact other project.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Associating+Field+Behavior+with+Issue+Types

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Select Configure for the custom field and Click on the link Add new Context. This will allow to create a new Configuration scheme for this field. On this screen you will be able to choose the issue type and project.

I don't follow. I want to change the field config that I created, not create a custom field.

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Anyone? I don't want to change the default field configuration as I only want these changes applied to a single project but I can't find where to make this change.

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Joe Pitt Community Champion May 19, 2014

A field configuration scheme can apply different field configurations to each issue type. You need to create a field configuration for the issue type and then update the field configuration to point that issue type to the new field configuration.

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Looks like the new scheme is now associated with the project. Kind of confusing how the admin for instance and project relate, but that seems common in JIRA. Is there a way to do a field configuration for just a single issue type, like for bugs?

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