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Find all issues with no Epic

How can I search for all issues without an assigned Epic?

 

I have tried using `parentEpic`, `Epic Link` and `Epic Name` fields, but none show any results when searching for `is Empty` or `= Empty`

 

I have only been able to find issues with Epics by using the parentEpic field, like parentEpic = <XX-###>

 

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Ollie Guan Community Leader Dec 19, 2019

Hi @jake ,

You can't get the expected results with the following query?

"Epic Link" is EMPTY and issuetype != Epic

What is the difference between the data queried and expected?

This query finds no issues at all, unfortunately. The same result as previous queries we've tried where "Epic Link" is EMPTY

Ollie Guan Community Leader Dec 19, 2019

How about this one?

parent is null and issuetype != Epic and project = xxx

that worked!

`parent is null` captures them, and of course excluding Epics in that filter is important

thank you!

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