How can we add dynamic field in Jira screen?

Hi Experts,
Is there any way to add dynamic dropdown menu in Jira Screen?

For an example if I select country from dropdown menu another dorpdown menu will appear which populated with states of the country.

Thanks in advance


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Have you tried adding a "cascading select list" custom field?

Hi Nic,

Thanks for your answer.

Could you please little bit explain how to add cascading select list?

Best Regards,


Admin -> Custom fields -> Add custom field -> Select cascading select, give it a name and context etc -> add it to screens. Then go back in and use the "configure" link to add the options and cascaded options.

Hi Nic,

Thanks for your answer.

Then how can I add another custom field "States" which will be automatically poplulated with the stated whenever I select a country. For an instance if I select USA then 2nd dropdown window will polulated with USA states.



I'm sorry, but that's the same question, with the same answer. Add a cascading select custom field - that's exactly what they are for.

Hi Nic,
Thanks for your reply.

Is it possible if I select any country another field will be appeared to enter data?

Thanks for your great support.



I have no idea why you keep asking. You've got an answer. Try it. You'll find it does the job.

Hi Nic,

Thanks for your support.



@Nic Brough [Adaptavist] @Mahmudul Anam

Adding to this Question: 

Cascading Field is limited to one parent value and a corresponding child value. 

Is it possible to make this cascaded field a dynamic field? That is, the user determines the number of times this cascaded question appears on the screen. 

For example, Adam has 5 fruits - 3 oranges and 2 apples, Each of this fruit has a set predetermined problem. 

Cascaded Custom Field Question:

How many fruits do you have and specify the problem?

1. Parent Answer = Orange, Cascaded Child Answer = Too Ripe 

I want JIRA to give the user the ability to answer the same question how many ever times to reflect all answers.

Given there are 5 fruits, the user should be able to populate the question five times and provide answer 5 times. 

In the end, 

1. orange, Too Ripe

2. orange, Color has Faded

3. orange, perfect fruit

4. Apple, Color has faded

4. Apple, perfect Fruit


Thank you for helping and I hope my question is clear. 

You can't - a field is a field, not a variable length array of fields.  You'd need to add five sets of cascading selects for this, separately, and allowing for some/all of them to be left blank

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