How to find issues in backlog using JQL with JIRA Agile?

I just upgraded from Greenhopper to JIRA Agile.

How does one search for issues in the backlog?

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It looks like this is how you would do it (equivalent to backlog view in planning board):

project = *project_name* AND issuetype in (Task, Bug, Improvement, "New Feature", Enhancement) AND sprint is EMPTY AND resolution = Unresolved and status != Closed

I discovered that Sprint = Empty is not enough if you have open issues that were once part of a previous sprint. Instead I ended up using the suggestion from this thread https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/142125

issuetype != Epic AND resolution = Unresolved AND  (Sprint = EMPTY OR Sprint not in (openSprints(), futureSprints()))

This worked for me. Thanks, everyone. 

Brilliant! Worked for me too.  Wish I hadn't spent a morning on it before Googling it though....  

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