Swimlane query to order "Everything Else" above all other swimlanes

Ewen I'm New Here Oct 27, 2017

This should be a feature. But it's not so I'm trying to figure out an alternative.

 

I have a board with one specific set of tasks defined by an epic that I want separate from all other tasks. Does anyone know how to write the query to capture everything else (epic and non-epic) so that I can effectively order "Everything Else" 

 

The problem I'm running into is that this query to capture everything else:

 

"Epic Link" not in ("EPIC1")

 

Only returns tickets that have epics that are not EPIC-1. I need a query that returns all tickets that have or do not have epics = EPIC-1. Essentially, how do I write a query that effectively does this:

 

"Epic Link" not in ("EPIC-1") or "Epic Link" null

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Ewen I'm New Here Oct 27, 2017

You can effectively create an "Everything Else" to move in priority above specific filters by using is empty and is not empty. For the example above:

 

"Epic Link" not in ("SERV-1") or "Epic Link" is empty

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