Convert line breaks to html tag when using send custom email postfunction in groovyrunner?

Hi everybody,

i'm doing some tests with the send custom mail postfunction.

I use the value of an unlimited text custom field as the body of the email.

My problem is that i can not convert the line breaks of the text field to html <br> tags.

The script that i'm using to get the value of the custom field is:

&lt;% out &lt;&lt; cfValues['Message to User'] %&gt;

Below is an example of what i type in Jira:

dfasdfasdfasdfasdf, 
dfasd 
fasdfasdfasdfasdfasdfasdfas,d 
fadsfasdfasdfasdfasdfasdf dfasdfasdfasdfasdfasdfasd 
dsfasdfasdfasdfassssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss 
dsafasdfasdfasdfasdfasdfasdfasdfasdfasdf 
dsafasdddddddddddddddddddddddddddddd

And below is a screenshot of what i get in the email:

Here is a screenshot of the postfunction settings:

Thanx in advance,

Kostas

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Two choices. Either use text as your email format.

Or convert your plain text to html, with eg: http://www.opensymphony.com/oscore/api/com/opensymphony/util/TextUtils.html#plainTextToHtml(java.lang.String)

Thanks for the help.

It also works with the following script:

&lt;% out &lt;&lt; cfValues['Message to User'].replaceAll("\\n", "&lt;br/&gt;") %&gt;

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