Board Query Colors: query character limit Edited

I've got a long'ish jql query that I want to use to determine a card color on a Scrum board. My query measures 440 characters.

I'm not able to save a query based card color using this query. Is there a character limit restricting this part of the application?

[Update]

I tested this further; 255 characters are accepted, but 256 are not.

Are there other ways to use large queries to determine card color on an agile board?

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You can save your jql as a search filter and then refer to it in the Card colours screen like this:

filter=10000

(replace '10000' with the ID of your filter)

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That works. Seems like a hack, but whatevs :)

Sam Hall Community Champion Apr 13, 2017

Glad it sorts it for you. Consider accepting my answer as a solution if you're happy - it'll help others facing the same problem.

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