How to import List values from a text / csv file in JIRA 5.2?

I have to add around 215 values (set of values) in 10 different fileds havign Select List property.

Is there any way to achieve it so that manual efforts and time can be saved?

 

 

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Hi Jayant,

You could simply import a CSV file like:

Summary, Select List Values, Other Custom Field
To be deleted 1, Value 1, Other value 1
To be deleted 2, Value 2, Other value 2
To be deleted 3, Value 3,

And when importing, point those columns to the custom fields. Just be sure not to map those values to existing ones when importing.

For example, the above would create 3 values into one custom field and 2 into the other.

While this is the only way I can think of to achieve this by default, I did find a third-party add-on that may help in this case. The Jira Customfield Editor Plugin actually provides a REST API that allows the creation of custom field options (see RestAPI_v1_1#Create_Option_-_POST), which you can use to create a small script which will parse the list of options in any format you wish and create the options.

I hope this helps! smile

Cold you please explain in details like I have a custom field X and want to import 200 values in it so how to prepare a csv file and what import option should I use for it

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