How can I search where fixedversion is not equal to affectedversion in issue navigator?

I would like to do reporting on how many bugs are returning on released versions over a given period. The query has to factor in that the affectedversion and fixedversion cannot be the same. This is to distinguish from internal bugs logged.

How would I be able to that in the issue navigator? The following query is not working:

issuetype = Bug and affectedVersion != fixedVersion


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Pedro Cora Atlassian Team Mar 25, 2013


This is not possible right now in JIRA. You have to pass the values of each parameter separately. So you need to have something like:

issuetype = bug and affectedversion = 1 and fixversion != 1.

Also, check if the JQL Tricks won't help:



Thanks for the answer.

That is a real pitty though. I presume if I use the Jira developer sdk I can write direct sql queries against the Jira database, but this is a bit of a awkward workaround to get simple reporting.

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