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For example, the search checks the contents of all text fields of Jira issues, such as:
Key (TXT search will also go over the task key field)
free text field (unlimited text)
text field (<225 characters)
read-only text field
In the case of the Overview module, which shows Boxes, you can text search using:
Search applies also to a hidden column(s). The box with results is visible once the search criteria are met.
For example, the word 'project' is used in the description of two Boxes as below:
Text search limitations - use of square brackets
The text search does NOT support using square brackets - the Jira' text~' search applies limitations.
Start typing in the search box to open the JQL drop-down, which will help you find the query.
The icon will change its color to red if the JQL query you typed in is incorrect.
For example, to search for a task in the Done status category, type in the following JQL query: "statusCategory = Done".
"The App does NOT support ORDER BY" JQL - therefore, it can't be executed.
You will see an orange dot on the filter icon when the filter is active.
Tasks that do NOT match the filter will be greyed out. This applies to parent tasks, so you can trace how lower-level tasks contribute to higher-level items.
Snipe to result
The feature is available in the following modules:
Use the "Snipe to result" option to highlight all tasks that fit the search criteria. It works similarly to the "Ctrl+F" feature in any web browser. The whole row is highlighted not only a searched text. Tasks are visible on the WBS and chart (timeline).
How does "Snipe to result" work?
Highlights all items matching the search (the currently selected task is highlighted with a darker color)
Expands the task tree to make the results visible
It takes you to each item
Counts the number of matches
Works in both TEXT and JQL modes
You can easily switch between the results: Other
Snipe can be turned on/off at any point. Turning it on/off does NOT affect the search itself (doesn't clear it). In other words, the 'snipe' option changes how the 'search' filter behaves. It is a modification of a search filter function.
Tasks in the Infobar are NOT highlighted.
Clear the search
To clear the search box, delete your search query, press the enter key, or click the magnifying glass button.