The Unit custom field allows you to display decimal numbers with belonging abbreviated units.

Create and configure the custom field

To create and configure the Unit custom field, you must be logged in as a user with Jira Administrator permissions.


  1. Go to AppsManage your appsFields - Custom Field Types

  2. Click on Create custom field button on the right side of the screen.

  3. Select Unit and click Next.

  4. Name and add a description to your field then click Next.

  5. Add your unit, or hide and delete premade ones and click Next.

  6. Associate the field to the appropriate screens and click Create. You must associate a field to a screen before it will be displayed.

That’s it! You can now navigate to your issue and enhance it with Unit.