How to show all components when editing a JIRA issue

Currently when editing a JIRA issue it seems to only display 15 components and then says "XX more options. Continue typing to refine further".

Is there anyway to remove this so it will display all the components like the older versions of JIRA?

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Timothy Chin Community Champion Dec 04, 2013

Not sure if this will work but edit the key jira.ajax.autocomplete.limit in the the jpm.xml file.

Hi Mizan, thank you for the quick reply. We changed the renderer on the Components field from Autocomplete Renderer to a Select List Renderer because we wanted a scroll bar, however the Select List Renderer could not be resized, it is limited to a 36 character/5 line display only. Although it had the scroll bars we wanted it cannot be resized so was difficult and impractical to use due to the small size.

We ended up rolling back to the Autocomplete Renderer however despite indicating the following in the config file,


the display is limited to only 15 lines and no scroll bars. Which also makes it difficult to use.

Ideally we would like to have scroll bars on the Autocomplete List but it does not seem to support this. Otherwise at least allow us to display more than only the 15 results.

Can this be done?

Mizan Community Champion Aug 04, 2014

Which version of Jira you are using and where are you entering this property ?

You should edit the file in Jira_home directory , if this file is not present you can create one and restart Jira . Test this on a Test environment first .

Hi Kevin,

You can add your custom CSS file and add style to resize the width of the select list.


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