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JQL custom field value to be the same in two different projects

I need to use JQL to find a custom field value to be the same in two different project issues?

So project A issue drop down field value to = the value of project b issue drop down field value.

I thought i did this without script runner before. Need assistance.

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@Aaron Geister -

Try this out...

project in (xyz, abc) and <dropdown_field> in (common-value 1, common-value 2)

Best, Joseph Chung Yin

Jira/JSM Functional Lead, Global Infrastructure Applications Team

Viasat Inc.

But how can I compare that the value is = in both issues in the two different projects. I can query for the common value but I need to know they are the same on two different issues?

Here is what I got so far:

project in ("projectA","projectB") AND "Clients[Dropdown]" in (common-value 1, common-value 2, common-value 3) AND project = projectA AND issuetype = "issuetype" AND status = Completed AND status changed BEFORE 14d


My issue is that I need to populate a value to show that one issue will equal another issue value to be the same from project A to project B.,

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Jira's JQL does not have "field 1 = field 2" operators, they're all "field 1 has <value>" type clauses.

To find out if two issues have the same value, you have to read through the results of "field = X" to find out if both issues are on the list.

But you can easily copy field values from one issue to another - have a look at the automation functions and maybe the marketplace for "copy field" functions.

No, I haven't looked yet. I thought I would have to use script runner but in the past I thought I was able to do this without an add-on like script runner. I use script runner in my instance but I am working with a client and trying to configure a Jira automation to capture data to link issues and notify.

I don't need to copy a field value, I just need to know if one fields value equal the same field value in two different issues in two different projects to link them together.

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