How can we change the description for "Label" field in JIRA?

How can we change the description for "Label" field in JIRA

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You can modify the description inside the file JiraWebActionSupport.properties located under the <JIRA_INSTALL>/atlassian-jira/WEB-INF/classes/com/atlassian/jira/web/action.

label.edit.start.typing=Begin typing to find and create labels or press down to select a suggested label.

Shut down the JIRA instance and modify the JiraWebActionSupport File and check whether the changes has been reflected after restarting the JIRA. Also you may like to go through this link

Alternatively, if still the changes are not reflecting, you need to

  1. Backup the atlassian-bundled-plugins.zip located under <JIRA_INSTALL>/atlassian-jira/WEB-INF/classes/ folder
  2. Unzip the atlassian-bundled-plugins.zip
  3. You can see the jars named - jira-languages-5.0-en_UK.jar / jira-languages-5.0-en_US.jar , based on the language JIRA is using unzip the jar.
  4. Look for the file JiraWebActionSupport.properties file
  5. Do the modifications for the Label description
  6. Package the jar
  7. Zip the atlassian-bundled.zip again with the modified .jar file for JiraWebActionSupport.properties file
  8. Overwrite the original atlassian-bundled.zip with the new atlassian-bundled.zip file

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Mizan Community Champion Dec 26, 2012

Did you try this ?

Not Yet..I will try this. Thanks..Happy New Year!!!!

Thanks for the reply.Actually I found class file instead of proprities file.

Hy guys, did this work? :)

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