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How do I change the @ user mention to display first name then surname globally?

I would like to change our entire Confluence instance to display first name, surname globally when you use the @ user mention feature.

I know you can do it manually each time you use the @ function, but I'd like to expand that functionality for all users.


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Stephen_Wright Community Leader Dec 01, 2019

Hi @Kathryn_Reddie

You can default how the user's name appears.

If you manage users locally on your Jira / Confluence instance, you could update the users' names to be "name, surname" and this will default how they show in @ mentions.

If you are managing your users by LDAP or similar, this answer might be of use, which shows an issue and possible resolutions to it.


Thanks @Stephen_Wright.  Much appreciated.


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