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Displayname is: Mustermann, Max AB

Used smart-Values in automatation:

a: {{initiator.displayName}}
b: {{initiator.displayName.left(10)}}
c: {{initiator.displayName.lastIndexOf(" ")}}
d: {{initiator.displayName.left(15)}}

Result without error:

a: Mustermann, Max AB
b: Mustermann
c: 15
d: Mustermann, Max

I like to have the result from d) for EVERY Displayname. So I want use c) and d) together:

{{initiator.displayName.left({{initiator.displayName.lastIndexOf(" ")}})}} 

(I want put the result from c) as a number in d).

But there comes an error. Whats wrong?

 

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Darryl Lee Community Leader Jun 03, 2022

Of the top of my head I think you can combine these operators thusly:

{{initiator.displayName.left(initiator.displayName.lastIndexOf(" "))}}

But I need to test it.

Darryl Lee Community Leader Jun 03, 2022

Ok, confirmed that this worked. Good luck!

Like Curt Holley likes this

OK. Without the {{ }}

 

THANK YOU!

Hi  @Olli 

Yes, and...to Darryl's answer:

If you always have the same suffix, such as "AB", you could use the function substringBeforeLast()

https://support.atlassian.com/cloud-automation/docs/jira-smart-values-text-fields/#substringBeforeLast-String-separator-

Kind regards,
Bill

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