Search by comments in page history / previous versions Edited

We currently add our dev job numbers to page labels so that we can search for all pages relating to a job.
However this isn't sustainable as the number of labels will continue to increase and it also fills up our word maps with numbers instead of words.
I thought I had the answer by only adding the job number to the comments when editing a page (which is great for page history & version control) but it seems only the comments in the current version of a page are included in searches rather than all versions.

Is it possible to extend search to include comments on previous versions of pages or is there another way to tag a page with a dev number it can be searched by which doesn't clutter up the labels?

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Hi,

I have the similar requirement. Atlassian?

 

-Amit

Hi Amit. Fyi as a workaround we now just store the dev job numbers on the page in a hidden macro which works OK for searchability. I've heard better version history can be achieved with a Jira plugin though. Good luck

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Hi Ian,

Thank you! Which specific macro do you use to hide the job number?

-Amit

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