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.

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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!

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