I am using JIRA 6.1.7.
I created a custom field and later removed it. I also removed all issues that contained data for that field.
Should that field still appear as a suggestion when I am searching for issues? I type in the first few letters of the deleted field and it shows up as a suggested field. I reindexed and it still happens.
Did you double check on the database level to see whether the field exists in the database?
select * from customfield where cfname = '<custom_field_name>'
If it still does, you might want to remove it from the database completely and run another re-indexing process again.
Let me know how it goes for you!
I’m a designer on the Jira team. For a long time, I’ve fielded questions from other designers about how they should be using Jira Software with their design team. I’ve also heard feedback from other ...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find a group
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.Start an AUG
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs