How can i change the Type of CUSTOM FIELD in JIRA???


I made a Project and Cusmtom Field in JIRA PROJECT..

However I need to change the type of custom field..


I'm using custome field named 'Version' by 'text field(single line)' type.

but I wanna change theh type from 'text field(single line)' to 'select list(single choice)' type.

I do not want to delete original custom field and make new custom field as same name.

I want to update orginal custom field type.

becuase if I delete original custom field, the data would be not clear.

So, that's why I just update the type of custome field..

I tried to find that how to change it, but I couldn't find it.

So I ask you guys help how to do it.

thx ahead.

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There's no way to do this in the UI, and it's going to be hard in SQL.

Your best option really is to add a new custom field with a different name, migrate the data into it, and then delete the old field and rename the new one

The safest way to migrate the data is with bulk-edit - you won't need any code. works... No problem to change the custom field type evne though i need to change some of data in db for my original data... Thx..

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