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How to order issues with null first or null last?

Rodrigo Martínez Aug 26, 2015


Is there a way to specify null values to be ordered first or last in an ORDER BY clause in JQL?

I'm ordering by a custom field and null values are first by default it seems...

JIRA 6.4 (web version)



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Guilherme Nogueira Aug 26, 2015

JIRA returns null as first result because in meaning of comparison, null is lower than any another value.

I don't know if you want to order all null columns or only one.

If you are going to order only one, you can use null checkers like:


reporter = abc and customfield_1 is not empty order by customfield_1 desc

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