Date field - Type description
This custom field type shows a plain date.
Default name: (None, custom fields have no defaults)
Terminology variations: None
In-Use: Optional. This type of field can be set to be used in the issue field configuration.
Mandatory: Optional. This type of field can be set as mandatory, but need not be.
Data type: A plain date, without time. On an issue, it also shows a date picker button.
The date format is taken from your profile settings.
Affected by these settings:
General > Settings > Issue configuration >Custom fields:
Here you can edit the names, types and settings of custom fields.
General > Settings > Issue configurations > Issue rules.
Custom Date fields can be used in issue rules, either as a criterion, or being set in the rule action.
Use cases: Used when you want to store a date but is not interested in the actual time of day (for that, use a Date-Time custom field).