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My team needs to find all X-ray tests that have a specific string in a test step. What is the JQL to search for that?
A simple "type = test and text ~ blah" returns nothing.
Check the end of this link: https://docs.getxray.app/display/XRAY/Enhanced+querying+with+JQL
issuetype = 'Test' and "Manual Test Steps" ~ "Login with user administrator"
Works best in "Flat View". Just replace the text "Login with user administrator".
You don't need to have an administrator account to search.
I just went under the "Xray Test Repository" from the menu on the left in Jira, selected the folder I wanted to search under, then clicked "Filter" top right, then "ADVANCED", then entered my JQL Search query:
issuetype = 'Test' and "Manual Test Steps" ~ "<Text to search for>"
I click Apply and to search all child folders rather than just the selected one, I clicked "Switch to Flat View" top right. After clicking the text changes to "Switch to Folders View". In Flat View though I can see all the results in all the sub-folders too.
It could be though that this field is a custom field (although I doubt it as it's listed in the documentation I linked to above) or the field has a slightly different name or is in a different language if you're not using English. Try deleting the text "Manual Test Steps" and then a list of available fields will appear - have a look through the list for something similar.