Search and JQL support

Smart Checklist supports JQL as an approach for searching checklist items values and checklist progress.

If you set up "Checklists" (multi-line text field) and "Smart Checklist Progress" (single-line text field) which are both custom fields - you can easily apply all JQL search patterns.

Search examples


  • To search for issues with opened checklists (not all checklist items completed).
    • Type in JQL: "Smart Checklist Progress" ~ "-Done"

  • To search for issues with ALL completed checklists
    • Type in JQL: "Smart Checklist Progress" ~ "Done"

  • To search for all issues that contain checklists on your instance:
    • Type in in JQL: "Checklists" (or cf[CustomFieldID]) is not EMPTY 

  • To search for checklists containing specific items:
    • Type in in JQL: "Checklists" (or cf[CustomFieldID]) ~ "your item value":