Jira custom field colour option

Hi All,

I need to have a cascading select list field where the cascading option of one of value should be a colour. for eg . Project -> Atlas -> Red/Amber/Green. Where Red, Amber or Green should appear as a colour.

Is this possible to acheive in Jira?

Thanks and Regards,


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This one is a select list, I need a cascading select list

Actually, the colour is not for the project but its for the sub-values of a cascading select list fields.

Like I say, there is a cascading select list field i.e ProjectStatus which has a value say ProjectX..now the subvalues for this Project X should be Red, Green or Amber so I need instead of displaying subvalue as Red, I will have a red colour getting displayed on the screen so if I select subvalue as Red, on my view issue screen it should be displaying this colour.

If I understand what you are saying. You want different colours for different projects? you could configure your board card colours by queries and set a jql expression for each project and give each a separate colour. project = "project a" have the colour be red... and so on.

Not the field but the sub-value of the cascading select list field as colour.

So do you want the actual field to be the colour or is it ok for the issue to appear with a colour on the side in the tag section?

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