Since the latest 5.1.3 JIRA upgrade the @mention utility has been improved considerably.
I would like to know if there exists any JQL instruction to query in which issues I (or any other user) was specifically "mentioned"?
it does work with JQL - here for example is a JQL which I use to provide Users with a list of Issues where they have been mentioned during the last 7 days:
(summary ~ currentUser() OR description ~ currentUser() OR comment ~ currentUser()) and updatedDate >= -7d
thanks for mentioning this, but I knew this already :)
I just thought that if they add this cool feature that there should be a way to filter for issues where you've been mentioned as they might be issues where you're none of the regular roles (assignee, reporter, watcher,...) that already exist and for which you can filter.
I found this issue talking about this feature: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-27594 and as mentioned there (I've also tried in my environment) filtering for @mentions doesn't work.
Let's wait if some more people vote on the forementioned issue to get it implemented.
As I know mentioning is only used to share the issue with other users (the same behavior like using Share button) and send a notification. It is not possible to achieve a search who was mentioned in a particular issue.
You can only search for issues that a particular user is watching or voting using:
like for example..
watcher = someone, watcher = currentUser()
If you want that kind of feature you can create a new request. For more information about how Atlassian implement New Features, please see the Implementation of New Features Policy.
I hope that will help
I am using the following JQL to create a filter on @mentions:
comment ~ currentUser() and updatedDate >= -30d
It works, however, when I've gone and deleted the comments I was mentioned in (they were for testing the filter) - they still show up in the search! Is the JQL searching the history and not the comments that actually exist? Is there another JQL that will only display the items I'm still actively mentioned in?
I'm using JIRA OnDemand (6.2 as of right now I think?).. and this does not work as I expected
I expect to get a list of issues where I have been mentioned using @ + myname
However, I do get a list of issues where my name has been mentioned as text in a comment, but not as an actual @mention
Anyone having this same problem?' What is the JQL query for this?'
I tried the JQL: comment ~ currentUser()
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