Inquiry - Change Custom Field Type

We have created a custom field called Specification Document. It is currently a Select List type. We would like to change it to a Multi Select however we are not able to determine where to do that. Can you please provide some guidance on where to make that change.

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I should specifiy, this is in regards to JIRA On Demand

Ah. Right.

You can't do it easily then. You'll need to do the manual approach - create new field, bulk edit data from old field into new, delete old field.

I have created a new field, however I have not been able to find any options to do a bulk edit.

You may need to make sure you have the rights to use bulk-edit. That's under "global permissions" in the admin section.

If you have that right, then bulk-edit can be found if you go to a filter and look in the tools/cog menu

I don't think I understand how to do the bulk edit.

I have confirmed that I have the permission.

It's covered by'Bulk')+Issues - bit of a long doc, so yell if you get stuck part way through.

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