Should deleted custom fields get suggested when searching issues?

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.

1 answer

This widget could not be displayed.
Anna Cardino Atlassian Team Apr 25, 2014

Hi Maggie.

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!

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Summit 2018

Meet the community IRL

Atlassian Summit is an excellent opportunity for in-person support, training, and networking.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted 10 hours ago in New to Jira

Are you planning to trial, or are currently trialling Jira Software? - We want to talk to you!

Hello! I'm Rayen, a product manager at Atlassian. My team and I are working hard to improve the trial experience for Jira Software Cloud. We are interested in   talking to 20 people planning t...

32 views 1 0
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

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!

Find my local user group

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

Groups near you