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JQL Tricks Plugin

by J-Tricks for JIRA Server 5.1 - 6.4.12 and more versions
Versions available for JIRA Server 4.0 - 4.3.4
JIRA Server 4.4 - 4.4.5
JIRA Server 5.0 - 5.0.7
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    Extend JIRA's search capabilitites to a whole new level

    A load of new JQL Functions

    Enable for projects, restrict by groups and more

    Function specific configurations

    JQLT offers more than 50 useful JQL functions to make searching in JIRA easier than ever. Can't find one that suits you? We can help!

    JQLT provides a list of global configuration options where you can restrict the functions to selected projects and for selected groups. You can also show optional warnings, configure caching etc.

    To top the global configurations, you can restrict selected functions - either by project or by groups. And you can have function specific cache delay.

    Pricing overview

    This add-on is sold by a third-party vendor.

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    User reviews

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    by Marta Dawes on 2015-09-10
    Can I get a trial license, just to see if it will work for us?
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    Vendor response

    Yes, absolutely. You can make an evaluation request at http://www.j-tricks.com/license-request.html. Hope that helps.

    by Sorin Sbarnea on 2015-06-24
    Please make it purchasable through Atlassian Marketplace.
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    Vendor response

    Hi Sorin,

    Thank you for your review. We had considered marketplace licensing in the past and had enquired some of our long standing customers about the increase in price when we do that. Majority voted against it :)

    Having said that, we might consider this again in future, depending on customer interest. We will kep you posted. Thanks again.

    by Nabeel Zafar on 2013-11-22
    Any news on when this would be available for OnDemand customers? Thanks
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    Vendor response

    Hi, Unfortunately, that is not in our hands. Please vote on https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/AOD-4710
    by Ingo Muschenetz on 2013-08-07
    Great add-on with lots of interesting features. The only downside (which may be unavoidable) is that some queries take a while to complete, so it's worth trying to find alternate approaches to ask the same question. Highly recommended.
    1 out of 1 found this review helpful
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    by Nicholas Muldoon on 2013-03-12
    Super add-on! So many options with this add-on it is hard to know where to start so I wrote about how we are using JQL Tricks for managing Epics and dependencies between teams in GreenHopper: http://nicholasmuldoon.com/2013/02/visualising-epics-and-dependencies-in-jira-with-greenhopper-and-jql-tricks/ Cheers, Nick
    2 out of 2 found this review helpful
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    Vendor response

    Thanks for the review and especially for the blog post!

    More details

    JQL Tricks plugin is a plugin which has a set of useful JQL Functions for JIRA 4.x+. Those include simple JQL functions to complex ones. For the exact number of functions available on each version, please see the function details in our website.

    JQLT has the option to limit the plugin functionality to selected groups and/or limit the individual functions to selected projects.

    The plugin also introduces a JQL cache of configurable delay for better performance. The default delay is 120 seconds. Check out http://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-22256 for some background on that.

    Please see the documentation for details.


    See http://www.j-tricks.com/jqlt-license.html

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    Release notes

    Version 5.3.10 JIRA Server 5.1 - 6.4.12 Released 2015-03-21


    Minor bug fixes and JQL Query support in hasLinks function


    • Minor bug fixes
    • Added option for JQL Query in hasLInks to limit the result set - issue in hasLinks([count],[link type],[query])


    1. Log into your JIRA instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Add-ons. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate JQL Tricks Plugin via search. Results include add-on versions compatible with your JIRA instance.
    5. Click Install to download and install your add-on.
    6. You're all set! Click Close in the Installed and ready to go dialog.

    To find older JQL Tricks Plugin versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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