How to access recipient attributes in Velocity email template

Charlie Misonne Community Champion Dec 07, 2015

I have some custom email templates in JIRA 6.4.12

One of my predecessors edited the issuementioned template with following attributes:

${recipient.name}
${recipient.displayName}

Those attributes are not working and are printed as text. issue.key for example does work.

Is there a 'new' way for accessing the name of the email recipient?

 

according to this page it should work, right? https://developer.atlassian.com/jiradev/jira-platform/jira-architecture/jira-templates-and-jsps/velocity-context-for-email-templates

1 answer

Got this working with 

$recipient.getName()
$recipient.getDisplayName()
Charlie Misonne Community Champion Jul 20, 2016

that works in most of the templates but not in issuementioned.vm

I'm now using "currentUser()" in my jql link instead of the actual username

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