How to search for multiple labels in JQL?

I'm trying to write to use JQL to search a bunch of different labels but I'm not sure if we have anything with those labels. I tried the IN(label1, label2) but if label1 doesn't exist I get an error.

So I though of using a wildcard but that doesn't work either. Do I really need to know exactly what labels I want and be sure they exist to use JQL?

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Hello Marco,

normally by using labels in(label1, label2) and label1 doesnt exist you get the result for label2.

An error is not a normal behavior of JIRA.



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What version of JIRA are you using, and what is the error?

I seem to remember that happening on a very old version of JIRA, but more recent ones tolerate non-existent labels, they just ignore them like Semi says.

Ok I reckon I'm not sure it's a label, it looks like this:Screen Shot 2017-08-14 at 9.13.58 PM.png

Oh, sorry, Semi and I were talking about the advanced search option.

The simple search will give you an error because your label data is incomplete.

i wanted to write a JSQL query which i believe it's what you call advance search?

Ah, right, that's not a label, it's a version.

Same applies though - you need to feed it a set of values that exist.

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