JQL Query Question

Hi,

I'm having trouble with JQL. I want to create a JQL based on the built-in field "component", which has a list pre-defined values (e.g. HW, SW, ME). An issue's component field can have 0 to multiple values.

I want to create a query that searches for issues whose "component" field does NOT CONTAIN "SW" ALONE. For example, Issue 1's component field has "HW, SW", Issue 2's component field has "SW", and Issue 3's component field has no value. Issue 1 and issue 3 would be returned in such query.

How can I create such query using JQL? Thanks!

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Try something like this?

component in ("SW") and component not in ("HW", "ME", ...)

Include all components other than SW in the second clause.

Thanks Jobin that's the approach we are taking right now. But if we add/change the values available for components, we need to update the query. And we actually have quite a bit more components values than I listed here. So I was hoping for a way to avoid listing all of them in the query

Can't think of anything else here :)

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This will not eliminate single component names but it might help group the single component names together so you can visually skip over them.

component = SW ORDER BY component desc

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Does this work?

project = x AND ( NOT (component IN ("SW")) OR component=Empty)

put the NOT outside the (component IN (x)) clause. Not sure why you also need the OR Empty part.

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and  (not component in ("documentation", "research") OR component is empty)     

 

works

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