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There are some instances where the 'NONE' in every select list needs to be removed. By default in JIRA you cannot do this from the web interface. See JRA-7687 for a discussion on this feature request.


Please note that Customisations to Velocity templates or other JIRA files are not included in the scope of Atlassian Support.


This workaround will apply to all Select List Custom fields in the instance.

To remove the field, edit <atlassian-jira/WEB-INF/classes/templates/plugins/fields/edit/edit-select.vm. Delete the lines:

The following code should remain:

Make sure to back up the velocity file before changing it. Keep in mind the notes from Modifying JIRA Templates and JSPs​.