What is the proper JQL for searching a number custom field?

I have issues with JQL for a custom field of the number type. I want to search for issues containing this field and the search should only return issues with a specific number.

For example I want all issues with a value equal to and greater than 280,040. I tried the following JQL:

"Number field" >= "280,040"

This does not return any issues although I know that there are several issues containing 280,040 and greater numbers for this particular field.

I also tried the even more simple:

"Number field" = "280,040"

I know that there are several issues with the value 280,040 but the search return no issues.

I tried '280,040' but doesn't return any issues either.

 

I've probably missed something obvious but I can't figure out what.

BTW, the custom field searcher for this custom field is Number Search.

Language is Swedish and therefore "," is used instead of ".".

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So because we initially used Jira Cloud in English and started using Jira Cloud in Swedish we can't search for numbers?

This seems more like a bug than a new feature to me. If Atlassian provides the same service in several languages, it should work regardless of language.

I think the issue can be fixed by changing your UI display language to English from your user profile > preferences.

Anyway, I agree it is a bug, and have already voted for it to be fixed.

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Hello,

could you try "Number field" >= 280040

Hi, thanks for responding. I tried it and no results are returned.

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