Issue Navigator Default Component Search

I like to search by component all the time  and it's a real nuisance to click the more button and then choose component option and then the component. For example in the issue navigator menu  I have the option for assigneee which I never use. It would be very useful to be able to select the criteria for the issue navigator menu ie so I can replace Assignee with Component.


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Thanks Sam, I have just done the same. As you say not perfect since you have to deselect none each time but it works.

Hi Paul,

I've found this a bit of a nuisance as well, but can share a workaround has have saved me a bit of time.

What I've done is:

  • set up a simple search for issues without a component (i.e. click 'More', tick 'Component' and then choose 'No Component'). 
  • then, save the search using the 'Save as' button. For filter name, I use 'Component Search'.

The result is that 'Component Search' shows in my 'Favourite Filters' on the issue navigator page.

When I want to search by component, I click 'Component Search' and it opens the issue navigator with 'Component' pull-down menu showing. Then I can use it to refine which components I want to see.


Not a perfect solution, I know, but it a saves a bit of messing with the 'More' menu.

I hope it helps you a bit.


Another option is to switch to 'Advanced' mode and type your query in JQL. If you haven't used JQL, there's a decent blog post from Atlassian here.

component = "Your Component Name"


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