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Looking for a list of merge fields for JIRA Automation Emails

I am getting started with JIRA automation and looking at sending emails to requestor and other stake holders when a story transitions to different stages.


I am looking the syntax I can use for merge fields in the email templates.

For example I would like to include the name of the person that a story has been assigned to.  If I use {{assignee}} I don't get a name but a rather long GUID Code.

If there somewhere that all merge fields are listed with their relevant syntax so I can get the correct values into my email templates?


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Hi @Chris Deutschmann 

To get the name rather than the ID, please try: {{assignee.displayName}}

For a complete field, behavior, issues... list, there really isn't anything like that yet.  These two sources are a great start, with notes in the comments for additions:

And, when you wonder if a field has a smart value, or its specific syntax, please try making a call to the REST API with an example issue to see the resulting JSON:


Best regards,


Thanks Bill,.  Exactly what I needed.

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