JQL: difference between resolution = and resolution changed to?

Hello,

What is the difference between "resolution =" and "resolution changed to" when running JQL.

project = KSENROLL AND resolution = Fixed AND fixVersion = M7

Returns 1287 Issues

project = KSENROLL AND resolution changed to Fixed AND fixVersion = M7

Returns 1330

Thanks

Ben

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The "CHANGED" operator is used to find issues that have a value which had changed for the specified field.

This operator has the following optional predicates:

  • AFTER "date"
  • BEFORE "date"
  • BY "username"
  • DURING ("date1","date2")
  • ON "date"
  • FROM "oldvalue"
  • TO "newvalue"

check the following document to get knowledge on advace searching

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Advanced+Searching

the former one is where the resolution is currently set to fixed. The latter one is any tickets that has had resolution as "fixed" but could now have a different value.

You can also see by example what characterizes the difference by trying these two queries:

project = KSENROLL AND resolution changed to Fixed AND fixVersion = M7 AND NOT resolution = Fixed

project = KSENROLL AND resolution = Fixed AND fixVersion = M7 AND NOT resolution changed to Fixed

ah, Thank you!

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