Summary of Custom fields
Custom field is a set of data that can be uniquely defined for issues. Multiple customized fields can be created for each project.
For each custom field, additional data can be added when adding or editing an issue. Custom fields can be used to search issues in the project.
Type of Custom fields
Custom fields can be one of the followings depending on the use of it.
- The type cannot be changed after it has been saved.
You can enter text freely if you choose "Text", which is similar to the Subject name field of the issue. A part of entered data can be subject to the keyword search. "Sentence" is for multiple sentences, similar to the Comment field of the issue. A part of entered data can be subject to the keyword search. Only numbers can be entered when "Number" is selected. Range of numbers can be set when searching the issue. If the data is chosen from the fixed list, "List" should be selected. "Date" will allow you to choose the date from the calendar. Range of dates can be set when searching the issue.
Setting Custom fields
To see the list of custom fields for the project, go to "Edit Custom field" from the Project Settings menu of the project.
Click "Add Custom field" link, enter the information for the field and press "Submit" button. After the field has been added, it can be used on Add or Edit issue page.
If you select "Copy Custom Fields from Other Projects" from the list of Custom Fields, you can also copy the Custom Fields defined in Other Projects to the current Project.
Search by the Custom field
Filter issues by the Custom fields by pressing the Other tab on the Advanced Search page when the project uses the Custom field.
Text and Sentence in the Custom fields are subject of keyword search.
Custom field samples
For software development project
OS, browser, etc.
For web production project
review date, site launch date, etc.