Can I get a list of Issue Keys from a filtered search?

Hi There, 

So I'd like to use a standard search (e.g. project = myProject, status = closed, type = bugs, etc...) and then derive a list of Issue Keys from the filtered results. 


Is this something that can be done?  

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Yes, in several ways.  Question is what the context is?  GUI?  Code?  Script?  REST Call?  Export?

Ultimately I'd like to create a static filter of selected issues with it.  I basically need all of the Issue Keys so I can create a SQL filter like this:

issueKeys in (PRO-1,PRO-2,PRO-3,etc...)

But where from? 

For example, You could do it in the issue navigator, export to CSV, save it and use a text editor to change ,/n to just ,.

(And you don't want to use SQL on a Jira database, I'm hoping you mean JQL)

That's autocorrect for you!  I did mean JQL. 


I was hoping to use the basic filter options to generate the list of tickets I need (e.g. All closed bugs for a specific sprint).  Then somehow generate all of the Issue Keys derived from that filtered result.  I know I could export it and use a text editor, I was just wondering if JIRA had a feature that did all of that for me. 


I really appreciate your help, Nic!

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