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What is Bugzilla Custom Search?

Custom Search is an all-inclusive component of the Advanced Search. It chips away at the rule of – "Did not discover what you are searching for above? I.e. in advanced search". This zone permits words like AND, OR, and other more mind boggling searches.

Route of custom search is as per the following: Search → Advanced Search → Go Down and click on Custom Search as delineated in the accompanying screen capture.


Customizing the Custom Search

Custom Search contrasts a chosen field and a characterized administrator for a predefined esteem. It is conceivable that a lot of this could be repeated utilizing the standard fields in an Advanced Search alternative. Be that as it may, the user can consolidate alternatives like "Match ANY" or "Match ALL", utilizing brackets for joining and need to build searches of complex questions.


There are three fields in each line (known as a "term") of a custom search −

  • Field − The name of the field being searched.
  • Operator − The examination administrator.
  • Value − The incentive to which the field is being thought about.

The rundown of the accessible fields contains every one of the fields characterized for a bug. It incorporates any custom fields, and some different fields like the Assignee Real Name, Days since Bug Changed, Time since Assignee Touched and different things, which may be valuable to search further.


There is an extensive variety of administrators accessible. There are different string-matching activities (counting standard articulations), numerical examinations (which additionally work for dates) and to search for change data of a bug.

At the point when a field changed, what it changed from or to, and who did it. There are exceptional administrators is vacant and isn't vacant, in light of the fact that Bugzilla can't differentiate between an esteem field left clear intentionally and one remaining clear unintentionally.


The user can have n number of columns to characterize administrators, qualities and fields. There is a dropdown box above them, which characterizes how these columns are connected with the search.

Match ALL of the accompanying independently, Match ANY of the accompanying independently or Match ALL of the accompanying against a similar field are three alternatives recorded in the dropdown. The contrast between the first and the third can be depicted with a remark search. On the off chance that a search is −

  • Comment contains the string – "Bug"
  • Comment contains the string – "issue"

Under the "match the majority of the accompanying independently", the search would return bugs, where a "Bug" showed up in one remark can be an "issue" in the equivalent or some other remark.

Under the "match the majority of the accompanying against a similar field", the two strings would need to happen in the very same remark, i.e. it will choose a bug having both Bug and issue words in a similar remark.


By clicking on Show Advanced highlights, more capacities or highlights seem to utilize perplexing and particular search. The user can refute any line by checking a checkbox. It can likewise assemble lines of the search with enclosures to decide how unique search terms are connected. The user gets the decision of consolidating them utilizing ALL (i.e. What's more, or ANY (i.e. Or on the other hand).


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