I have several custom fields with the same name used by different projects or different issues types within the same project. When adding the Copy Value from Field to Another function, only one instance of the field is displayed. Since the function uses the CustomField_ID and not the name, the incorrect field may be selected. Is there a way to display all of the fields regardless of duplicate name (possibly with the customField Id)?
You should get rid of the duplicate names - it breaks stuff in some plugins (certainly mine!), and the core of Jira does try to stop you creating them. Consolidattion, as Renjith says, is the best answer.
Your other option is to hack the jira-suite-utilties to enable it to read and display multiple duplicated field names, but I have a horrid feeling it hooks into the core API to "get field by name" and that code returns either the first or last field it finds, and not multiple entries, so you'd need to hack the core code as well!
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