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Custom Fields

Custom Fields are an extremely popular tool within Jira, and your organization will most likely be using these extensively across different teams and projects.

Optimizer for Jira provides you with a single overview of all the custom fields in your Jira and helps you identify areas for improvement or adjustment.

Please be aware that the custom field data in Optimizer includes fields used in Jira Software, Jira Service Management, and Jira Work Management.

The Custom Fields smart table in Optimizer for Jira

Accessing Custom Fields table

You can access the Custom Fields table by navigating to Custom Fields in the left-hand navigation bar in Optimizer for Jira, as shown in the image below.

Access the Custom Fields smart table through the left-hand navigation bar

Columns Displayed

The following columns will be displayed in the Custom Fields Smart Table, you can easily add or remove columns using the View button displayed as shown in the image below.

As you can see in the Columns drop-down menu, its possible to display the ID of your Custom Fields in this smart table. This is a popular column for many Jira admins and Optimizer makes it quick and easy for you to view this information in one place.

Last Used column: displays the date when the value of the field last changed in any Jira issue

Inline Editing

There are a number of columns that can be Inline Edited in the Custom Fields table. The list below provides a full breakdown of which columns can be Inline Edited.


Inline editable?






Data Type



Last used

Issue count


Projects Count

For more information on Inline Editing in Optimizer for Jira, please refer to the Inline Editing User Guide.

Bulk actions

There are a number of Bulk Actions available in the Custom Fields table. These include:

  • Permanently delete

  • Move to trash

For more information on Bulk Actions in Optimizer for Jira, please refer to the Bulk Actions User Guide.

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