gh-search-issues - Man Page

Search for issues

Synopsis

gh search issues [<query>] [flags]

Description

Search for issues on GitHub.

The command supports constructing queries using the GitHub search syntax, using the parameter and qualifier flags, or a combination of the two.

GitHub search syntax is documented at: https://docs.github.com/search-github/searching-on-github/searching-issues-and-pull-requestshttps://docs.github.com/search-github/searching-on-github/searching-issues-and-pull-requests

Options

--app <string>

Filter by GitHub App author

--archived

Restrict search to archived repositories

--assignee <string>

Filter by assignee

--author <string>

Filter by author

--closed <date>

Filter on closed at date

--commenter <user>

Filter based on comments by user

--comments <number>

Filter on number of comments

--created <date>

Filter based on created at date

--include-prs

Include pull requests in results

--interactions <number>

Filter on number of reactions and comments

--involves <user>

Filter based on involvement of user

-q,  --jq <expression>

Filter JSON output using a jq expression

--json <fields>

Output JSON with the specified fields

--label <strings>

Filter on label

--language <string>

Filter based on the coding language

-L,  --limit <int>

Maximum number of results to fetch

--locked

Filter on locked conversation status

--match <strings>

Restrict search to specific field of issue: {title|body|comments}

--mentions <user>

Filter based on user mentions

--milestone <title>

Filter by milestone title

--no-assignee

Filter on missing assignee

--no-label

Filter on missing label

--no-milestone

Filter on missing milestone

--no-project

Filter on missing project

--order <string>

Order of results returned, ignored unless '--sort' flag is specified: {asc|desc}

--owner <string>

Filter on repository owner

--project <number>

Filter on project board number

--reactions <number>

Filter on number of reactions

--repo <strings>

Filter on repository

--sort <string>

Sort fetched results: {comments|created|interactions|reactions|reactions-+1|reactions--1|reactions-heart|reactions-smile|reactions-tada|reactions-thinking_face|updated}

--state <string>

Filter based on state: {open|closed}

--team-mentions <string>

Filter based on team mentions

-t,  --template <string>

Format JSON output using a Go template

--updated <date>

Filter on last updated at date

--visibility <strings>

Filter based on repository visibility: {public|private|internal}

-w,  --web

Open the search query in the web browser

Example

# search issues matching set of keywords "readme" and "typo"
$ gh search issues readme typo

# search issues matching phrase "broken feature"
$ gh search issues "broken feature"

# search issues and pull requests in cli organization
$ gh search issues --include-prs --owner=cli

# search open issues assigned to yourself
$ gh search issues --assignee=@me --state=open

# search issues with numerous comments
$ gh search issues --comments=">100"

# search issues without label "bug"
$ gh search issues -- -label:bug

See Also

gh-search(1)

Referenced By

gh-search(1).

Sep 2022 GitHub CLI manual