How to change the amount of filters listed in the Issues drop down

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  • The jira.max.issue.filter.dropdown.items property will change the amount of filters displayed in theIssues drop-down of JIRA's navigation bar. See screenshot:

To change the amount of filters displayed in the Issues drop-down, edit or create the file in <jira-home> directory by adding the following line:


(info) In the above example the number of filters displayed will be set to 30.

(warning) Note this does require a restart of JIRA to take effect.

Last modified on Feb 19, 2016

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