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  2. JRASERVER-32110

Update documentation regarding escaping special characters in JQL

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      The documentation found here:
      https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Performing+Text+Searches#PerformingTextSearches-Escapingspecialcharacters:\or\\
      is incorrect in that this following bug ticket exists showing that it in fact does not work JRA-25092.

      Especially for the '[]', steps to reproduce the problem:

      1. Create a ticket summery is [example]
      2. Search in Advanced search by using JQL:
        summary ~ "\\[example\\]"
        

        As introduced [in this doc it should be working

      3. No result will shows up

      Cheers,
      Amanda

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              amwei AmandaA
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