Custom field search


I'm developing custom field. I need to get all saved values for that field.

It could be direct SQL request or using some service - it doesn't matter.

Is there is some possibility?

Thanks in advance.

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I found, that LabelManager do it via

new SearchRequest().getQuery(), 
new PrefixFieldableHitCollector(issueIndexManager.getIssueSearcher(), field, token, suggestions), 

But when I'm trying to do the same, I got empty result :(

My custom field is based on TextCFType and uses com.atlassian.jira.issue.customfields.searchers.TextSearcher. Jira allows to search via this field and return correct results. But when I'm trying to do it programmatically - it doesn't.

I tryed to use com.atlassian.query.Query as first parameter to search function but it also failed.

Here's code that I'm currently debugging:

Set<String> getSuggestions(final User user, final String field, final String query){
      suggestions = new TreeSet<String>();

      final Query filterQuery = new PrefixQuery(new Term(field, query));
      final JqlQueryBuilder jqlQueryBuilder = JqlQueryBuilder.newBuilder();
            new PrefixFieldableHitCollector(
      catch (SearchException e)
        throw new RuntimeException(e);

    return suggestions;

Any help is appreciated.

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