How to do a compound subject search

I created a search for the following term:

Summary ~ "Market Operations"

The problem I am encountering is that this search returns all results with the words "Market" and "Operations" in them. So, for example:

1. "Market Operations"

2. "New Market Hours of Operations"

3. "Global Market Operating Hours"

Is there any way to only get result number 1?

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Hi Peter,


Try searching like this, it should give you the first case that you need:

summary ~ "\"Market Operations\""

Hi Daniel,

I tried that and it did not work for me or Nathan in JRASERVER-21372.  Can you please post a screenshot of the results you get?



Hi Branden,

I haven't tried just now, might have worked in the past!

using this, seems to do the trick (it was in the ticket you linked)

text ~ "Exact+String+To+Match"

It is interesting - I just tried Daniel's method using \" and that did work for me. Actually, when I tried "+Market+Operations" I got the first and third result, which is not what I want. I guess JIRA's ways are mysterious.

It would definitely make sense for the system to provide a simple - clear forward - method to look for an exact compound string.

Hi Peter,

That is interesting.  Neither of those worked in my instances.  I can't explain the inconsistency in behavior but I'm glad Daniel's initial suggestion works in your instance!  If you can please mark Daniel's answer as the correct answer so others can benefit as well!



Hi Peter,

There is a feature request that has been open for a while that you can find at JRASERVER-21372.  Please vote on JRASERVER-21372 to add impact so we can get this added to JQL.

Another way you could go about this is to query the database directly with a query such as:

select * from jiraissue where summary = 'Market Operations'



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