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Jira issue filter contain text with partial words

On issue navigator there is a text box to filter issues. When I put an incomplete word (ie: inter) searcher show no results. There are issues with International word on subject.

Can I change the behaviour of this text box to allow incomplete word search?

 

regards

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Hi,

You can search using the CONTAINS operator. So for example:

summary ~ "inter*"

Regards,

Geert

perfect! it woks wink

Like Pascal Moutia likes this

It does need speech marks or asterisk;

summary ~ inter

Should work fine as it automatically searches using the contains operator.

Geert 

 

This is not working for me at all....

 

I have a Summary field that has the text of DEF_LIST_272 Foo Bar   

I want to find my issue by looking for 272

If I use summary ~ "272*"  I get no results back

In fact , if I use 

summary ~ "DEF_LIST_*"   I still get no results back

 

if I use 

summary ~ "DEF_LIST_272" I get results back.

 

So is there a real CONTAINS feature (i.e. contains the text, like GREP does)?

 

I was having he same issue with a simalare keyword search. This is what i had to do to make it work. It appears it doesn't match up if it has underscores (dont think that is the only case it cant find the keyword...). So i broke it up into several phrases. Also, the '*' doesn't seem to work even thou they say to use it on their guide...

change: Summary ~ 'DEF_LIST_272'

to: Summary ~'DEF_' AND Summary ~'LIST_' AND Summary ~ '272'

This will probably return you some extra items but will also bring back the results you are looking for.

It worked well for me !! I used  summary ~ "Text"

I had the same problem. The search in JIRA is sadly not that good. Wanted to search for a number in a string, e.g. test123 and couldn't find it with any option. Of course you can try like Christopher Pearson said, but you really have to know the whole string and not only a part of it.

There is an add-on called Power JQL (https://marketplace.atlassian.com/apps/1216891/power-jql-extended-search-functions?hosting=server&tab=overview) from our company which can solve this problem. For your issue michael shellnutt try following jql search

for issue in powerIssue("summary", ".*272.*")

This gives the result you desire.The add-on can improve the jql search also by using  RegEx in its full potential. You can also search for attachments on issues.

Following

Just noticed this does not work if you use [ ] - I get an error returned of text query '[text here]*' for field 'summary' is not valid: probably your range query is incorrect.

project = <projectname>AND issuetype = Task AND summary !~ "FT Manual testing" AND summary ~ "Manual testing"

This searches the summary and removes all the tasks that contain "FT Manual testing", if I d "Manual testing" I get all the issues that also include FT.

The only drawback with this approach is that I am relying on the summary being consistent.

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