HOW TO EXCLUDE issues in an epic (JQL)

HI

I want to exclude issues which are part of a certain epic in my filter query. how do i do it.

I know i can search issues in an epic using, epic link=ABC-123 but how do i exclude issues in a certain epic.

It seems, epic link !=ABC-123 or epic link NOT IN (ABC-123)

does not seem to work.

Rahul

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Using "not" with epic links only seems to return issue where the epic link is not empty. So you have to do something like this:

not ("Epic Link" = ABC-3769) or "Epic Link" is empty and (backlog query)

yes that worked, i add this to the JQL AND("Epic Link" is null OR "Epic Link"!=ABC-123). Thanks Jamie.


Tried this (just the 'not "Epic LInk" = ABC-3769' to filter out / hide all items in that epic, but it keeps over-filtering (grabs tickets that are in a different epic). I had the same issue with "Epic Link" != ABC-3769.

Any way to get around what appears to be a weird bug?

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