JQL query to only show stories NOT in a sprint

I was provided with this query

project = x and Sprint not in openSprints()

But it gives me zero returns. The issue seems to be in the openSprints function. Just trying to create a planning board that shows all items not assiged to a sprint.

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I've seen that the right query to obtain unplanned issues is "sprint is null". What I'm trying to do now is getting the last opened sprint starting date.

sprint is null and createdDate >= startOfDay(-2w) and status not in (new, defined) order by createdDate desc

It was mentioned above kinda but yea to show things not in a sprint you can do

AND Sprint = null

To show things in the current sprint

AND Sprint in openSprints()

As the OP was asking I believe doing

And Sprint NOT IN openSprints()

would only return you things if there was say a past or future sprint assigned but that's a pretty uncommon usage unless you were trying to get a view of closed tickets not in the current sprint or something of that nature. It's more typical to have stories that are in the "backlog" per se so the Sprint value is null in that case.

I can confirm that I am getting the same problem in the OnDemand JIRA/Grasshopper product.

This query returns correctly:

Sprint IN openSprints() ORDER BY key ASC

by showing the Stories that are currently in a sprint.

This query returns nothing, even though there are Stories not in any sprint:

Sprint NOT IN openSprints() ORDER BY key ASC

Dan Z. did you over come this eventually?

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