Advanced query (contains not !~) and comments


I want to get all issues, which does not contain comments with a given word, e.g. no comment of a issue shall contain the word "Test".

Currently the search looks at every comment but not the whole comments of a issue. This means, if a issue has several comments, one does contain the word but one of the others does not, the issue gets displayed in the navigator.

All issues of project MYPROJ, which do not contain comments with the text "Test".

project = MYPROJ AND comment !~ Test ORDER BY key ASC

How do I write a query which matches all comments of a issue?

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If I got you correct you want to select issues where all comments does not contain the word "Test".

Hmm, I think this can not be achieved with advanced JQL. As you mentioned as soon as you have in one comment "Test" the 'does not contain' condition becomes true.


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This can be achieved by building two queries:

1) Build a query that gives you all tickets that contain your text "Test":

project = "MYPROJ"  AND comment ~ "test"

2) Save that query and note the filter id. We'll pretend the filter id is 1234

3) Reference that query to get the opposite of it:

project = "MYPROJ" AND filter != 1234

You mean

comment ~ "test"

instead of

project = "MYPROJ" AND comment ~ "test"

, right?

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