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Status Future consideration
Categories Account settings
Created by Max Cascone
Created on Apr 11, 2018

Re-use custom fields in any item type

It's cumbersome to need a unique custom field for the same data across different item types. It would be more efficient to be able to use a single custom field in multiple item types.

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  • Tim Sullivan
    Feb 11, 2021

    I am new to Aha! and finding it more time consuming setting up the initial layouts. Though Epics, Features and Stories have different purposes, there are similarities used though at a deeper level. It would be nice to be able to be able to link a custom epic layout or field to a custome feature layout/field. Thank you for your consideration.

  • Yariv Oren
    Sep 14, 2020

    You can use custom tables to maintain a single list of values and use that custom table across multiple objects, however there are some limitations when using custom tables so make sure you check them before going down that path.

    It would definitely be useful to have the option of using a single custom pick list field across multiple objects.

  • Jess Fredican
    Mar 30, 2020

    Same. We do annual planning and set up quarterly OKRs that track back to those. I need a way to then draw that line down a level further to releases to demonstrate how everything we are releasing rolls up to quarterly and annual goals.

  • Yan D-Beaurivage
    Sep 30, 2019

    Strongly support this; other use case is when you want to adopt a custom scoring matrix or worksheet that can be used across features, master features or even initiatives. These take time to build and it would be great to have the ability at least to copy an existing custom field from another Aha! object. Thanks

  • Guest
    Aug 23, 2019

    Us too.  We have internal partners that specific goals, initiative, releases, features are targeted. 

  • Jill Collins
    Aug 1, 2019

    we have the exact same use case

  • Jerrold Emery
    Sep 7, 2018

    For a use case, we have a droplist that contains a list of clients. That list is rather long and we have the same client list for ideas, features and releases. When a new client is added, we have to add the client to each droplist. Currently, we have a note that contains the list, we add the new client, then edit each droplist. This manual effort is prone to error.

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Ability to create/maintain a custom field across multiple Aha records types

When you have the same custom fields across multiple Aha record types, we are required to input the same information multiple times. When you have a change to the custom field, then you are required to update that custom field in multiple Aha ...
Guest almost 5 years ago in Account settings 0 Future consideration

Ability to move or copy custom fields between different categories

I would like the ability to move or duplicate custom fields from one category to another (eg. from Features to Initiatives). For moving, of course you would need to disassociate it from all layouts. I have a customer that requested many custom fie...
Cindy Datlof over 4 years ago in Account settings 0 Future consideration