JIRA Custom Field - large Select List.

I have a need to create a very long select list as a custom field. The list would be 300+ and growing. What is the recommendation for this type of data? Are there any other techniques for long select lists?

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Can you break it up? Group up the options into (say) 10-ish groups of around 30-ish items each and use a cascading select?

Your other options basically mean some coding - I've seen this done with a modification of the labels field (so people aren't offered much, but it starts guessing as they start typing), and a plain text field that took a good guess at matching items and used a validator/post-function to check and correct entries.

Nic, thanks for the quick response. I did see this answer to a similar question in Answers, but it's not an ideal solution for our needs. We do not want to create any new customizations that require coding, and grouping is not an ideal option either.

I'm afraid you are pretty much stuck then. Jira's standard select-type custom fields are designed for sane (i.e. short) lists of specific values.

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