How to set a custom title for "JIRA issues macro" in confluence when display count is used

Using Confluence 5.5

Able to insert "JIRA issues macro" and use it to display issue count, for e.g, "17 issues" as instructed and illustrated in the "Displaying a count of issues" -

Now, it displays "17 issues". is there a way, via using wiki markup or otherwise, to change this to "17 tasks" or "17 items"?

There is documentation for storage format, as well as wiki format. But it seems wiki format does not work for the Confluence 5.5.

How to change the "issues" part when the JIRA issues macro is used with display total issue count?

2 answers

I think this must be something that isn't currently allowed via configuration. You'd likely have to touch the code to get it to work. I assume that because its not documented.


You may use a macro, which takes numerical value from the JIRA Issues macro output.

I can advice Numerical Expression macro from CelesteCS Math for Confluence plugin. It takes other macro output as input parameters, converts them to numerical values, and performs some calculations over them. In case of JIRA Issues macro it will take "17 issues"text, take 17 from it and use it for its calculations. As a corner case they may be no calculations specified - that's your case - you will specify only one macro inside it and Numerical Expression will show 17 as a result. Other text, like "tasks"or ïtems"may be specified either inside or outside Numerical Expression macro body.

Hope it helps!


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