How to search for issues with a specific (text) custom field that was updated during the last day? Edited


I need a search function or jql line that will return issues in which certain custom field of type free text multi line was updated within the last day period.


Thank you!


1 answer

Hi Eitan,

I was able to use a line such as the following to accomplish that:

cf[10116] is not empty and (updated > startOfDay(-1) OR updated > endOfDay())

You will need to change the value for the cf field - cf[10116] - to match your custom field value.  You can find the correct value by going to Administration >> Issues >> Custom Fields.  Click the cog and hover over Configure or Screens option.  From there you'll see the custom field id in the URL at the bottom left of the browser window.

Hopefully you can use that to get started!



Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Mar 14, 2019 in Jira

Updates to give you visibility into what's coming in Jira Server and Data Center

Hello, Community! My name is Gosia and I'm a Product Manager on Jira Server and Data Center here at Atlassian. Since 2002 when we launched our public issue tracker, jira.atlass...

632 views 1 15
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you