How to do a wildcard / text-free search in JQL?

Tayyab Bashir Community Champion Sep 26, 2017

Is there a way to search for projects with Free-text or wildcard searches in JQL so that they just show up Auto-Completion?
For example, In JQL when I start writing "project = TEST", I want the following projects to show up: 
1. Test
2. HW_TEST
3. SW_TEST
Could I start to search project = 'TE..' or something similar that would return all 3 projects above?
Instead of project = TEST which would just show the first project.

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Peter DeWitt Community Champion Sep 26, 2017

Tayyab, check out JQL Search Toolkit.  A bit more complex then * but it should be able to do what you're looking for. 

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/eu.thesilverlining.jqlsearchtoolkit/server/overview

 

-pd

Tayyab Bashir Community Champion Sep 26, 2017

I don't think the plugin provides this kind of facility.

I think you didn't understand my question. 
My issue is regarding JIRA's ability to provide auto-complete. 
For e.g. 
I want that when I start Typing project = "TEST", is should show the following projects in the dropdown list of suggestions.

- TEST
- HW_TEST
- "Project Test New"

Instead with the current auto complete suggestions, only project with name starting with "TEST" would show up.

Peter DeWitt Community Champion Dec 20, 2017

@Tayyab Bashir, IK did mis-understand.  Sorry about that.

Hi ;)
You can use a FREE app called JQL Booster Pack and use the projectMatches() JQL function to get the requested functionality


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Examples:

• Find issues in projects that ther name starts with 'LATAM':

project IN projectMatches("LATAM.*")

• Find issues in project that their name contains 'Academy':

project IN projectMatches(".*Academy.*")

• Find issues in projects that ther name ends with 'EMEA':

project IN projectMatches(".*EMEA")

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