Showing the values of user picker fields

A problem with the user and multi-user picker fields, is that when you edit an issue you cannot see the display names of the selected users (JRASERVER-31023).

This is a problem for organisations that use machine-generated or otherwise obscure user names… common in large companies. When this is the case the user field will show something like "n1234567":


This simple javascript plugin shows the display name underneath the field (in edit mode only).


If you are a SR4J user you could plug the javascript into a script fragment, and modify it.

If not you can grab a standalone plugin from here.

Full source is in this repo.



I added the plugin both in confluence and jira, but its still not displaying the full name.

Please help here.



It's not a confluence plugin. What jira version? Try doing a hard refresh.

Jira version is 6.4.12




Hi Jamie,

Hard refresh done, but still i dont see the full name in confluence.




Hi Lingesh,

As I said, it's not a confluence plugin.

cheers, jamie


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