JIRA Obsolete custom fields are displayed when doing an issue search using JQL

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  • When doing a JQL search for an issue, fields with the same name are displayed although one of them is obsolete and not used (see screenshot below).


  • A new custom field was created to replace an existing one which has the same name. The obsolete field has its Search Template set to Free Text Searcher instead of None.


  • Set the Search Template of the obsolete field to None.
  • Do a Background re-index during a non-busy period.



Last modified on Jul 19, 2017

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