Topic: Labels - How to list all labels? Possibility of rename labels?

Hello,

I've searched the Online Help and didn't find any information regarding my questions.

1. Is there a list of all used labels in my account? Where can I find it?

2. I'd like to rename some of our labels as they are actually a shortcut and I'd like to use the longer form for better understanding.

Looking forward to your answers.

We're using Jira OnDemand with Greenhopper.

Regards,

Martin

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i don't think you can able to rename labels in jira, what you can do is create a new label and add to the issues and remove the existing label

issue has already submitted for the same: https://ecosystem.atlassian.net/browse/LBL-146

may be other users have better solution!!

Thanks for your quick answer.

The problem here ist, that you have to navigate to each issue, add a new label and delete the old one. A bulk change is no alternative as every other label will be deleted in such a process.

i really hope there's another possibility.

Thanks for the link to the issue. hope it will soon be a new feature ;-) altough the issue ist from 2012...

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You could look at the database entries for the labels. Each project has a set of labels defined.

From there you could update the affected labels directly.

For example:

select * from jiradb.label;
update jiradb.label set label="newlabel" where id=10301;

Please note though, I doubt this is a proper method to perform the action, but it does work on my test systems.

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Andy Nguyen Atlassian Team Jan 11, 2014

Hi,

Steve is right. The only way to look for all labels at a time and quickly modify them now is through the database. In my case, I need to restart and then reindex JIRA for the changes to fully take effect.

Cheers,

Andy

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Hi,

thanks for your answers. As we use Jira OnDemand I've no access to the database.

My resolution is to use CustomFields instead of labels in for the future, because I can manage them within the administration section.

Thanks, Martin

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Hi Martin,

I have exactly they same question, unfortunately nobody answered on you. 

Did you find out how that works?

Best,

Florian

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