Links JQL Functions

 

The instructions on this page describe how to execute a JQL search using JQL Search Extensions.

 

Links JQL functions

JQL functions are accessible from the Extended Search page or via Extended Search filters in Jira advanced search.

LinkedIssuesOfQuery

For a given JQL subquery and an optional link type, it finds issues linked to resulting issues.

issue in linkedIssuesOfQuery("project=ACME", "is blocked by") finds issues that my project ACME is blocked by
issue in linkedIssuesOfQuery("project=ACME", "blocks") finds issues that project ACME blocks
issue in linkedIssuesOfQuery("type=Epic AND status='To Do'") finds issues that are linked in any way with epics that are in progress

Links JQL Keywords

LinksCount

Search for issues with a particular number of links. 

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Find issues that have links. 

linksCount > 0

 

LinkedBy

Search for issues that are linked by particular issues. 

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Find issues that were linked by JQL-3 or JQL-5. 

linkedBy in (JQL-3, JQL-5)

 

LinksIssue

Search for issues with links to a particular issue. 

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Find issues that link JQL-3 or JQL-5.

linksIssue in (JQL-3, JQL-5)

 

LinkType

Search for issues that have a particular link type. 

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Find all issues that are blocked by another issue.

 

LinkedIssueStatus

Search for issues that are linked or link issues with a particular status. 

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Find all issues which are linked by issues in "To Do" status. 

 

LinkedIssueStatusCategory

Search for issues that are linked or link issues with a particular status category. 

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Find all issues that are linked or link issues in status DONE.

 

LinkedIssueType

Search for issues that are linked or link issues with a particular issue type. 

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Find all issues that are linked by bugs. 

 

LinkedIssuePriority

Search for issues that are linked or link issues with a particular priority. 

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Find all issues that are linked by high-priority issues.

 

LinksIssuesCount

Search for issues that link to a particular number of issues. 

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EXAMPLES

Find issues which link more than 5 issues.

 

LinkedByIssuesCount

Search for issues that are linked by a particular number of issues. 

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