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Multi-select field that includes setting a quantity?

Hi,

Probably a long shot, but does anyone know of a Jira custom field, or third party app field available that offers the following? Or any solution you have heard of?

 

Multi-select field with the ability to set quantity for each - 

  • Chocolate -> Qty 2
  • Strawberry -> Qty 3
  • Vanilla - > Qty 4
  • Mint -> Qty 1

The quantity is important to know, as I have automations creating additional jira issues depending on quantity of each.

Trying to avoid having to have a separate option for each:

  • Chocolate -> Qty 1
  • Chocolate -> Qty 2
  • Chocolate -> Qty 3
  • Strawberry -> Qty 1
  • Strawberry -> Qty 2
  • Strawberry -> Qty 3

Thanks!

 

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Mark Segall Community Leader May 16, 2022

Hi @Darla Sheehan 

It would help to have a little more context on your end goal.  You could potentially achieve this with two separate fields.  Multi-select field for your flavors and then a text field for your quantities.  You could do something where the quantities are comma delimited and set up automation against that, but it would help to better understand your end goal.  Maybe there's an out-of-the-box way of looking at it.

Hi Mark!

Sure, the end goal is to have an automation create a sub-task based on the quantity chosen for each product. (I used flavors as my example, but we really are working with White Glove implementations for VxRail, Data Protection, Storage, etc).

When a Client purchases the following example below, an issuetype: Initiative is created in Jira, once the Initiative is created, I have an automation that creates a separate EPICs under the Initiative for any product checked off in the multi-select custom checkbox field:

  • VxRails (Qty - 2)
  • Migration (Physical to Virtual) (Qty -1)

If those 2 items are checked off in the multi-select checkbox custom field in Jira. I want to be able to indicate qty of 2 VxRails & 1 Migration. That way, my automation can create 2 separate EPICs for VxRAIL (as the install is at 2 different sites), and 1 separate EPIC for Migration (Physical to Virtual) (1 site).

Trying to avoid having to add an option for each qty to the checklist field, the list is already long without the addition of # of sites for each option. 

  • VxRails - 1 Site
  • VxRails - 2 Sites
  • VxRails - 3 Sites
  • Migration (Physical to Virtual) - 1 Site
  • Migration (Physical to Virtual) - 2 Sites

Thanks,

Darla

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