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how write the expression that attachment is not null

How to write the Jira Expression that attachment is not null

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Hi @Sunilkumar k ,

With Jira Expressions, the attachment attribute is never null – it's always a list. 

Now, if you want to check if there's an attachment to your issue, here's how to do that:

issue.attachments.length > 0

Above expression will be false unless an attachment has been added to the issue. 

Hope that helps,


Thanks @Oliver Siebenmarck _Polymetis Apps_ , its working fine as i need now

Hi @Sunilkumar k ,

You can use the following JQL:

Search for issues that have attachments:
attachments IS NOT EMPTY  

Search for issues that do not have attachments:
attachments IS EMPTY 

Hi Rob Horan


It is throwing me a error i need jira expression to write in the custom validator that allow if attachment is some type or allow if attachment is null,


i am able to allow only excel attachments but i need to write the expression to allow if the attachment is null, an you please help me on this please

Hi @Sunilkumar k ,

That wasn't really clear.  I assumed you were searching based on attachments.

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