Unable to use the label field to search for bugs.


The label field appears when raising a bug, I assumed that if this field appears then the user can create a search for bugs that use a particular label. For example, when raising a bug I create a label called 'test'. I would then like to go to issue navigator and search for all bugs containing the label 'test'. However when trying to create a search, I try to select the 'label' field using the 'more criteria' field however I find that I am unable to select and therefore search on the 'label' field.

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Please refer this link, to browse for labelled issues in particular project. Also under the issue navigator, using the Advanced Search, start typing, lets say, - labels = issue-navigator. This should populate the list of labels.

You can add the Labels gadget to your dashboard as well. Refer this link.

Hope this helps!

hi thanks for your answer the information was useful, it doesn't quite answer my question I have therefore reworded it.

Naren's answer seems to be the way to do it. Are you not able to see the field itself in 'More Criteria' Sandra?


no the field is greyed out.

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