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Text search using symbol "~" for assignee field

Kenady I'm New Here Sep 07, 2022

Dear All,

How to perform text search for the assignee field? I need to extract JIRA tickets data based on specific domain of the assignee email id. The "~" symbol does not show in the dropdown list for this specific field while it shows for other fields like the comment field.

Thanks & regards

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Tom Lister Community Leader Sep 07, 2022


The ~ text search isn't available for non text fields.


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  • custom fields that use the "Free Text Searcher"; this includes custom fields of the following built-in Custom Field Types
    • Free Text Field (unlimited text)
    • Text Field (< 255 characters)
    • Read-only Text Field

Depending on your plugins you may be able to update a text field in the workflow or automation on change of assignee.

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