how can I change the default search in the jira quick serach

I want to change the default search in the quick search box.
the default is: summary ~ <search word> OR description ~ <search word> OR comment ~ <search word>.
the result of this search bring resolved issues as well. this is annoying especially since it wasn't like that in Bugzilla and my users complain about it.

1 answer

1 vote
Ruchi Tandon Atlassian Team Jun 16, 2012

Hi Shalev,

I believe it is not easily possible to change the default behabvior of Quick Search. However it is possibe to specify the issue status that you are looking for on the Quick Search. For example : my open - will give you all open issues reported by current user.

For more examples, refer :



Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Julia Dillon
Posted Tuesday in Jira

Tell us how your team runs on Jira!

Hey Atlassian Community! Today we are launching a bunch of customer stories about the amazing work teams, like Dropbox and Twilio, are doing with Jira. You can check out the stories here. The thi...

154 views 1 17
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you