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Create Custom Field Searcher Template

Hello all, i've two questions :


Is it possible to create a custom field searcher template ?


Is it possible to create an email template ?

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Email template it's simple. They stored in folder - ../atlassian-jira/WEB-INF/classes/templates/email/
you can change it. 

For Custom field search look this - 

Thanks, what is the content to put into the file to change the text in the mail ?

There are 2 folders for html and text format files. It depends on the settings of which file to use.
Template files is velocity template (
For example notify about closed issue - file ../email/text/issueclosed.vm

     [ ${baseurl}/browse/${issue.getKey()}?page=${tabpanel-all} ]
#headerTitleText($i18n.getText("template.text.issue.closed", $remoteUser.displayName, $issue.key), $remoteUser.displayName)



Ok thank you Anatoly ! :smile:

Is anyone know ?

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You can write your own searchers, containing their own search templates, yes.  They're done as add-ons.  I've only ever written ones that search my own custom field types though, so I'm not sure if it's possible to write a searcher and add it to an existing field type.  I have a feeling that if you wanted your searcher to be used on a standard custom field (e.g. my-lovely-searcher as an option when setting up a standard multi-select list field), you have to hack the code for the field to tell it a new searcher is available.

Ok thanks, and for the mails ?

See Anatoly's answer.

Hello @Nic Brough _Adaptavist_ 

I am wondering if search template could be the solution to the problem we are facing in my company. I first tried with the behaviours of the scriptrunner plugin but it did not do the job.

Here is the issue: We are opening our Jira to external partners/customers so we created a specific project for them and restricted the rights for them. But we have a custom field listing all our products/customers and we figured out that an external user even with restricted rights can see all our products/customers thanks to the autocompletion of the custom field in the advanced searching.

This is very annoying for us. What would you advise ?

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