How do I use the ID of a Custom Field Value in JQL?


We have the onDemand Version of Atlassian, which is on JIRA 6.1 right now.

I have a custom Field called sharedVersion, for use across multiple projects. This is cf[10892] at an ID level.

I currently have a value for that custom Field that has an id of 11530 and a name of "4.1.X 2013.XX.XX".

I want to be able to adjust the name without having it break any filters that I create when I update the name to "4.1.1 2013.10.09"

I feel like I should be able to have JQL that says:

cf[10892] = 11530


something similar.

The option '11530' for field 'cf[10892]' does not exist.

I believe that worked in JIRA 5.

I cannot find the proper way to reference the Custom Field Value by its ID. Any direction would be appreciated.



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Based on your example, I was able to create a NEW Custom Field that was a Cascading Select instead of a Select with an ID of 11090. Then I created a value of id=11931.

Then when I use JQL of:

cf[11090] in cascadeOption(11931)

I can get the results I want, which is great. Thank you.

It probably makes sense for me to switch to a Cascading Select.

I am curious still to know if there is a similar feature for a single select, if anyone knows.

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Jeff Thomas Atlassian Team Oct 08, 2013

What about using cascadeOption (if your custom field is a cascading select)?

cf[10891] in cascadeOption(11530)

The Custom Field Type is a Select List (single choice). When I tried

cf[10892] in cascadeOption(11530)

I get a warning The field 'cf[10892]' is not supported by the function 'cascadeOption'. Thanks for the help so far.


Jeff Thomas Atlassian Team Oct 08, 2013

I'm not able to find a function that will work for a select list. Hopefully someone else will know a way to do this or it might be a feature request to submit.

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