Dear friends, i have been created a Cascating Select Field on my project to use information from another system and keep the information on the same pattern as well.
Is there any process that allows me to import a list of values into this field using a CSV or JSON file?
I performed the data import process in JIRA, following the tool instructions and the tips you provided.
However, I noticed that when performing this action, the system is feeding the cascading list field with the informed values, but it is also creating issues for each line of the test file, as shown in the attachment.
Is this a characteristic of this import process or is there any action that should be taken to prevent Issues from being created?
I’m not sure I’m following so bear with me if the following is off base.
Generally speaking the import CSV solution is for creating new issues within a project. Part of that importing process is filling in appropriate data fields including the capability of filling in cascading field. Are you possibly wanting to update a cascading field of pre-existing issues in a project? If that is indeed your objective then what you need to do is to include the specific issue ID in the first column of your CSV so that it is not creating new issue but rather updating existing issues.
Here is one article that proposes an update process. Not specific to your cascading UC but should give you an understanding. how-to-change-the-issue-creation-date-using-csv-import
I’m sorry I’m just not following here.
are you saying you just want to add new values into the existing custom field so that they can be selected going forward? If this is the case are you simply not wanting to add them manually because there’s too many and you’re looking for an automated means of including them?
sorry if I’m still misunderstanding.
Question for you. Did the new values you imported “stick”? Are they in the available options now, i.e. if you create a new issue does the field show all values? If so then here is another approach. Create a dummy project and associate the field there. Use import to create a new issue with each desired option. Once done verify your real project has all available options. Once complete trash your dummy project or keep it around for future testing purposes.
i got solution from this link https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiraserver/importing-data-from-csv-938847533.html#:~:text=Importing%20cascading%20choice%20custom%20fields.
Thankyou for sharing and helping us.
You can do this with an existing ticket or a single new one
Issue Key;Summary; Cascading field
HELP-1;Cascading list temp;A -> a.1
HELP-1;Cascading list temp;A -> a.2
HELP-1;Cascading list temp;A -> a.3
Replace HELP-1 with an existing Issue Key. The last value A-a.3 is shown on the Ticket, but the system configuration shows all the three combinations. Then just remove this one ticket.
Another alternative: Add a label, once the import is done, search with the label and do bulk delete.
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