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Logical NOT in search/filter

Seems basic, but can't find anything for this. For example, I want to see everything that's been assigned to a release. Having "NOT" allows the pithy:


Is there a syntax for this, or another way of accomplishing the same thing? Thx.
Steven L. Pearson Send private email
Friday, December 14, 2007
First get your ALL set up, and then use the minus sign.

For example:

project:foo -fixfor:blah

I don't know if just


will work, unless you give it something that returns some cases to exclude from first.

Make sense?
Michael H. Pryor Send private email
Friday, December 14, 2007
Got it. Guess I can't speed read documentation like I though I could. ;-) Thx.

Friday, December 14, 2007
How would I specify not due date assigned?

Friday, December 14, 2007
Hmm. Ok, got a workaround for "has a due date" that works, but is less than ideal:


This excludes cases without a due date. But what about its complement, "doesn't have a due date".


does not work. IOW, it's only looking at cases that have a due date that is not in the range. So how in general how do you do search for cases where some field is empty/null? Tried a bunch of things like -Due:All, Due:null, Due:, etc.

Friday, December 14, 2007
-Due:* maybe?  It might not be possible, I'm not sure.
Michael H. Pryor Send private email
Friday, December 14, 2007
No go. So, there's no way to say, show me all cases that haven't been assigned a due date? That's really not a very exotic predicate. Is there any way you can inquire further? Seems like this must have already come up. Thanks!

Saturday, December 15, 2007
I just asked our search developer and he tried a few searches that he thought would work, but didn't, so he's going to look into it some more.
Eric Nehrlich Send private email
Monday, December 17, 2007
Our search developer just implemented the syntax of due:* returning all cases with due dates, and -due:* returning all cases without due dates.  This fix will go out with the FogBugz 6.1 for PHP release.
Eric Nehrlich Send private email
Monday, January 7, 2008

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