How can i use a field repeatedly on a screen?

Hi @ll, i have a custom-dropdownfield with 30 question s as value. I will use the dropdown repeatedly on a screen. (questionnaire) Best regards Sven

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Thanks for the fast help.

How can I solve this problem?

We will build a questionnaire in Jira with 64 questions. I would like to display these on a single screen.

I thought about the following solution.


I create a custom-dropdown-field with the questions as value. On the screen, I would display the custom-dropdown-field 50 times.

Is there a better solution for this problem?

I think your best option may well be 64 fields, although I'd strongly recommend having a look at the "radio button" and "multi check box" custom field types - they might simplify it if you have yes/no answers

For example, if you had questions like "Do you have pet cats?", "Do you have pet dogs?", "Do you have pet bunnies?", a multi check box would let you say:

"Do you have any pets and what are they?"

  • Dogs <tick box>
  • Cats <tick box>
  • Bunnies <tick box>
  • Other <tick box>

The answer would be displayed as "Dogs, Bunnies" (assuming the user ticked dogs and bunnies), but you'd be able to search and do statistics on it.

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You can't do this. You need to create each instance as a separate field.

Even if you could repeat fields, it wouldn't help you a lot - the logical structure is that Field X holds data Y for issue Z. If you could place a field more than once, you'd still be stuck because you'd be trying to fit more than one value of Y into a space that can only hold one value.

For multi check box is there any chance to get the results of the ticked options in a different way?

Currently we have one result next to the other. Is there a possibility to get the results one below the others?

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