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Groovy formatting bold

Hey i am doing a "create issue" in a workflow transition with the JWME addon. Something like


FOB Number: <%=issue.get("FOB Number")%>

So thats fine and works, but i want to format this text, either bold or red or something to draw the eye to it in the resulting new service request description that gets created from this.


i have tried wrapping various things in asterisks *fob number* (etc), but that just prints the asterisks verbatim. How do i format in a groovy template? or get the result to be formatted and not just plain text? there must be a way right? groovy says you just wrap things in asterisks to *strong* them like that hopefully did.


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This is actually independent of JMWE. What matters is where you put that text. You mentioned you are creating a new issue using the Create ISsue post-function, but where are you putting the text you want to format?

If you want to be able to use formatting on the text (wiki-style), the destination field needs to be configured to use the wiki renderer, which is done in Jira's Field Configuration.

For example, if you were writing:

FOB Number: *<%=issue.get("FOB Number")%>*

 to the Description field (which by default supports wiki markup), the FOB Number would be shown in bold.

I think you are saying that the "test groovy template" button does not render the wiki markup. I am trying to put this content into description.

I expected it to render in the test, but maybe i just need to publish it and then test again.

Thats kind of shitty for previewing formatting, having to republish the workflow for any little change.


i just tested and you are correct. the output does not render in the test window but DOES render in the description field.

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