Moving fields in issues

If I remove a custom field from one tab and place it on another will all the information across Jira that is currently in that field be deleted?

I need to reorder the layout of our issues but I am worried I will lose all current information?

Thanks

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You will not lose any data unless you delete a custom field. Moving fields to other tabs does not affect any data within those fields.

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The tabs are purely display things. Containers for dividing up field displays. The data for the field will not be touched at all.

You can safely delete a tab full of fields, then add the fields back on to another tab, and you'll lose nothing.

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