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What is the MAX number of values in Multi-Select list?

I defined new custom field of Multi-Select list with 620 values.
Jira fail to present this field in any of the screens contains this new custom field.

So my questions are:

1. Is there a limit on number of values in a single\ multi list custom fields?

2. For multi-select - is there a way to limit the number of selected options to X number of options?

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Hi @yaron ,

there isn't a limit in the company-managed projects for your custom field options. However, if you create too many you might face performance issues 👉 answer from the Atlassian team

For team-managed projects, you can only create 55 options.

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Welcome to the Community!

1. Technically, no, but your humans will find the field to be too complex and hence functionally useless if it's got more than a couple of hundred values.

2. No, there's no way to limit it.  Best you can do is write a validator that can count the selected options in a field and say "no, you cannot transition this issue until you remove some of the values"

Thank you both for the quick and clear answer.
As a human - this is what I thought and forward to the site admin.

 

Regards,

Yaron

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