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[Status: Investigating ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ] Mass update for custom field

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    Jagoda Auger

    Following and up voting this! This is much needed for us as well.ย 

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    Brad Sharp

    +1

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    Elizabeth McKenzie

    Hi - Agree with all above. To update custom fields, we are changing each one manually wasting hours per day for updates what can be done so easily on an Excel sheet. Please keep us posted on this progress.

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    Aaron McLaughlin

    This would help us save a lot of time!ย 

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    Tony Anderson

    Gets my vote.ย  I have over 500 tasks and subtasks to update for one of my projects. Will have to do it manually. Doh!

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    Louis Springer

    We need it too !

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    Oliver Baird

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    Increasingly essential functionality.

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    Kerry-Ann Wilkins

    This would be very helpful for our team. Especially when certain naming conventions have changed and you want your fields to reflect the new data.

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    Aaron McLaughlin

    We have run into a few situations now where this would be a really nice feature.ย 

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    Lisa

    Hi everyone, thanks so much for your continued support for this request! As you might have noticed, I've changed the status of this suggestion to "Investigating ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ" to reflect the research that our Product team is doing at the moment. I'll update this thread when I know more ๐Ÿ‘

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    Kim Haar Jรธrgensen

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    Hi Lisa, thanks for the update .. please keep us updated on even the smallest progress. We're hoping that part of this initial investigation is cross Space (including trashcan) searching using custom fields as well.

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    Stacey Gill

    Re adding my vote here from last June!

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    Mitch Simpson

    Adding another vote. Currently going through and applying the same value to 1900 projects.... It's a very slow process currently!

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    Melissa Maus

    Thanks for the update, Lisa.ย  This one is a huge time waster for us.ย  We have 30+ people spend literally hours every day updating custom fields manually.ย  It's a real morale killer and makes it hard to get the team to really jump on board and not go back to their old processes in Excel.ย  This one can't come fast enough!ย 

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    Robert Hall

    Adding another vote. We use custom fields for values like project phase, release version etc. like so:

    Phase 1.2

    Phase 1.3

    Phase 1.4

    If I have to add a new intermediate phase like Phase 1.3.1 and I want to move lots (but not all) tasks that are currently set to Phase 1.3 into it, it's very time consuming and error prone.

    The ability to set a custom field from Mass Edit in List view or by pasting into a selection of cells in Table view would be ideal.

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