Scripted Field JQL



Just wondering with Scripted Fields is it possible to search through JQL, or any specific way of using the values stored in a Scripted Field for JQL functions. As they dont show up when I try to use JQL for those fields.

Thank you.


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You need to edit the field and set up a searcher. Also, don't forget to reindex after the searcher is enabled.

Yes - but please make sure the searcher is of a type suitable for your return value. Script fields preview will tell you if you've got it wrong.

my script is returning integer value. and i have set up the value as numeric searcher. But by using issue navigator i am not able to search any value

I was getting the same thing Amar, and I went in and deleted the scripted field and recreated it and reindex directly afterwards.   After that it works; however if the field changes you have to reindex which is not practical for us as the reindex takes quite a bit of time and resources.


you should not have to manually reindex unless you change the field searcher. For a number search you should return a Double.

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