Only the administrator or project administrator can create and manage a custom field in Backlog.
Did you know?Custom filed feature only available on Premium and Enterprise plan.
Overview of custom field
Besides using the default attributes such as issue type, status, category, etc, you can customize and create more fields with the Custom Field function. It is a set of data that can be uniquely defined for issues, and multiple custom fields can be created for each project.
Custom fields allow your project members to enter additional information based on your teams’ needs.
Types of Custom Field
In Backlog, we offer 5 types of custom fields.
Text field is a single-line input field that allows the user to provide a simple text input. It supports up to 255 characters. Users can input issue summaries or any information about the issue.
Sentence field is a multiple-line text field with a larger text box. It allows the user to write more info, such as a longer issue description.
Number field is an input field that allows the user to provide numerical values only. Number settings can be further adjusted such as to restrict values within a numeric range, set to a default value, or display values with units (metres, USD, etc).
List field allows the user to select single or multiple values from the selection set by the administrator. List settings can be further adjusted, such as permitting for a single value or multiple value inputs.
Permit Multiple Values
It supports selecting multiple values from a list of options or checkboxes.
Permit Single Value
It only allows selecting one value from a list or radio button.
Did you know?List selection supports up to 300 values.
Date field is an input field that allows you to choose a date from the calendar, restrict a date range or preset it to a default value.