filter projects with name that includes string


Is there a way to create a filter that will find all the projects that have a specific string in their name ?

For example get all the projects with "ABC" in the name.

I don't want to use project in (...) since this way have to know in advance all the projects names.

I'm looking for something like ABC* or ABC%



2 answers

You can use projectMatch function from the script runner plugin.

project in projectMatch("ABC.*")

I tried it but got the following message:

"Unable to find JQL function 'projectMatch(ABC.*)'."

I'm using Jira version 5.0.7 and



All the functions look very useful.



You need to install the latest version, from 2.1-BETA-X... if you have jira 5.0 or prior you can't update to this plugin version.

This is not supported in JIRA out of the box.

The "~" Operator doesn't work in conjunction with "project":


Cheers, Philipp

I know that, this is why I'm looking for a different solution.



Hi Alon,

Please vote for JRACLOUD-61197 and JRASERVER-61197 and add your use case to the comments to add impact if you have not done so already so we can get this implemented in JIRA.

In addition, were you able to try the suggestion from Jamie to use ScriptRunner?



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