How to get a specific summary content based on currentUser() in advance searching using jql?

Hi,

Just want to ask how to get a specific content of summary using jql based on currentUser()? We have a summary wherein we translated the currentUser() and change it to display name. So I want to have a jql that shows all issues that have a summary that contains "Christian Michael G. Arizala - Pending". My currentUser() is cga4002 and the display name is "Christian Michael G. Arizala". So meaning if I have a filter using jql it will only automatically shows all isues with "Christian Michael G. Arizala - Pending". Please help.

Thank you very much. 

2 answers

Hi Christian,

First option is update summaries with usernames so they look like:  "Christian Michael G. Arizala, cga4002 - Pending" then you will be able to search for issues that contain username in summary:

summary ~ currentUser()

Second option is to create custom JQL function plugin that returns display name concatenated with passed status string:

summary ~ userWithStatus('Pending')

Hi Volodymryr, First Option cannot be because it is the request of our managers to have display name instead of username. Second Option is how to create a custom jql function without the plugin? If ever that is not possible where can I get the custom jql function creator? Thank you very much.

Hi Christian, Actually you can create jql function without creating your own plugin, by utilizing Script Runner plugin: https://jamieechlin.atlassian.net/wiki/display/GRV/Scripted+JQL+Functions#ScriptedJQLFunctions-Writingyourownfunctions And the best place to get jql function creator is here :-).

You should rethink your usage. Whatever the user represents should be in a user custom field, not in the summary.

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