Jira Misc Custom Fields (JMCF)

JMCF version 2.0 and above only!

This documentation only applies to JMCF for Jira Server version 2.0.0 and above. Documentation for JMCF 1.x can be found here.


The JIRA Misc Custom Fields plugin's objective is to provide custom fields for use in custom JIRA workflows as well as useful JQL functions. For information on the custom fields and JQL functions, see: Features of the add-on

Objective and Scope

The objective of this document is to give you a detailed explanation of how to install and use the add-on. After reading this document, you will be able to install the add-on on your local server, uninstall it (if needed), and create calculated custom fields in your instance.

This document is intended for Jira administrators. It covers the following sections:

Section NameDescription

Installation guide

Explains how to install and uninstall the add-on

Upgrading from 1.x to 2.x

Details the points lo be looked for when migrating from 1.x to 2.0
Custom fields provided by JMCFLists and explains the calculated custom fields provided by the add-on
Writing formulas using the Groovy languageExplains writing Groovy formulas in your calculated custom fields
JQL functions provided by JMCFLists and explains the JQL functions provided by the add-on
Use CasesUse cases for all calculated fields provided by the add-on.
Troubleshooting and support for JIRA Misc Custom FieldsExplains the troubleshooting and support options for JMCF

Release history

Information about each JMCF release for Jira Server

Documentation conventions

This table below lists the documentation conventions used in this guide.


Input Field names and values

Monospace and BoldJira Field names and values
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Menu Selection


Menu and Sub Menu



Jira Misc Workflow Extensions Plugin

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Important information

Tips, warnings, suggestions and additional information
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User created transition/statusItalic and Bold