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Date field - Type description



Short description:


This custom field type shows a plain date.






Default name: (None, custom fields have no defaults)

Terminology variations: None


In-Use: Optional. This type of field can be set to be used in the issue field configuration.


Mandatory: Optional. This type of field can be set as mandatory, but need not be.


Data type: A plain date, without time. On an issue, it also shows a date picker button.

The date format is taken from your profile settings.


Access restrictions: 


Relationships/Dependencies:  None


Affected by these settings: 


General > Settings > Issue configuration >Custom fields:

Here you can edit the names, types and settings of custom fields.



General > Settings > Issue configurations > Issue rules.

Custom Date fields can be used in issue rules, either as a criterion, or being set in the rule action.




Use cases: Used when you want to store a date but is not interested in the actual time of day (for that, use a Date-Time custom field).

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