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How to search a field containing a custom list?

It appears that my organisation have created a "Custom Field" for a "Team managed Service Project". The field contains a list of strings where generally only one string is selected, but multiple can be. I am trying to search this field using the advanced search. 

I am expecting something simple, such as
.... AND fieldName = "Charting"
... AND fieldName ~"Chart"
... AND fieldName IN (Charting)

What Jira is asking me for it the following:
"fieldName" [Select List (multiple choices)]

I've tried various ways to enter my search string into the above but cannot get a valid query (let alone return any results)

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Hi @Carl Johnson 

May I know please what error message displayed when you use

"fieldName" [Select List (multiple choices)] in (Charting)

Hi @Mohamed Adel , thanks for coming back.

Operator 'in' does not support the non-list value '"Charting"' for field 'Business Feature[Select List (multiple choices)]'.


Search criteria entered:
project = **** AND "fieldName[Select List (multiple choices)]" IN "Charting" ORDER BY created DESC

@Carl Johnson 

try the following

project = **** AND "fieldName[Select List (multiple choices)]" IN ("Charting") ORDER BY created DESC

Valid syntax and results returned. 

Really appreciate your help.

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