How can I quick search for custom fields


I would like to search in all my issues for a certain Phrase e.g. 129 witch apears in the custom text field "Serial Number" there is a device with the number 150129. What do I have to enter in the quicksearch to find this issue?

Thanks for your Support



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Jack Brickey Community Champion Oct 28, 2016

project = xxx AND <custom-field> ~129

Hi Jack,

thanks for your answer.

Isn't there an easier way to find all issues which contain 129? The search should only take the custom field also into consideration.



Jack Brickey Community Champion Oct 28, 2016

Markus, I'm unsure what you mean by easier way. To me that is about as easy as it gets. If you don't want to limit to a specific project then simply use the JQL <custom field> 129. You can get as specific or as ambiguous as you want w/ the text value that follows the "~" symbol.

Jack Brickey Community Champion Oct 28, 2016

something went amiss w/ my comment. the JQL should be

<custom field> ~129 

or similar


Hi Jack,


sorry I did not understand your solution.
I try to repeat my question, that we mean the same.

I am searching for a ticket which contains 511 this could be in a comment field in a custom field (like here) or elsewhere.

  1. What do I have to enter in the Quicksearch field to find all occurences of 511?
  2. What do I have to enter if I only want to search within the custom field CPID? "CPID ~511" does not work.

Kind regards




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Jack Brickey Community Champion Oct 31, 2016

Markus, I think maybe you are using the incorrect search box for this action. See below.

search box.jpg


NOTE: if you are going to do this search frequently I still recommend creating a filter as I mentioned previously and saving it but which way is best depends on whether the search criteria is static or dynamic.

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