Selecting "OR" value of multiple filters

Our team has tasks assigned to them. We have created "Quick Filters" for tasks assigned to them. Is there a way to select multiple filters and have the OR of them show up as opposed to the AND?

Whenever multiple filters are selected, nothing shows up because the AND between the two filters doesn't exist.

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How we solved this:

By default, add unassigned issues to the filter for each user filter :

     assignee = "XYZ" or assigee is EMPTY

Add an extra quick filter : "Hide Unassigned" :

     assignee is not EMPTY

When you click a user quick filter, you get all issues assigned to that user, AND all unassgned issues.

When you want ONLY the issues assigned to the user, click IN ADDITION the "Hide Unassigned" filter.

Hey Marc, Your solution does solve the issue of clicking between Unassigned and Individual filters, which is awesome, thanks! Were you guys able to think of a solution for being able to see stories/tasks shared between two developers?

One way you can use "or" is to save each filter and then you can use JQL to OR them together


filter = "filter1" or filter = "filter2"

for me it works like the following

filter = "filter1" | filter = "filter2"

Creating more filters isn't exactly what we are looking for. As opposed to being able to see what tasks are shared between individuals through a new filter, we use the quick filters during our daily scrum. We basically click between filters to see what tasks a person is assigned and working on. The issue is that there is an "Unassigned" filter for tasks that nobody has yet to be assigned to. Thus, we'd like to be able to be able to click a person's filter and click the unassigned filter and have all tasks shared between to be shown, so we could assign on the spot. 

Currently, we have to unclick a person's filter, click unassigned, assign the task, unclick unassigned, and click the original filter.

The filter buttons are designed that way, it's always "AND". To work around that, maybe need to change on how you create the filters.

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