jql query for number of times reassigned

Does anyone know if it is possible to use JQL to find out how many times an issue has been reassigned?

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Hi VegasMick,

JQL doesn't have the ability to "count" anything - you would have to grab that kind of data from the JIRA database.

You can specify a past assignee in JQL, which will show you if an issue was assigned to a particular user at some point:

assignee was "username" and issueKey is XXX-YYYY.


Thanks Simon,

This would give me some of the information I am seeking, but it's not practical to implement. I appreciate the suggestion though.

I'll chalk this up as "currently not possible" using JQL.

I think there might be some plugins which do this sort of thing, but I can't justify the cost for this one purpose though.

Cheers, Mick

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