How do I get a user name to show up as a hyperlink in JIRA comment?

I have a new project and usernames typed in comments (using the @username) is turning the name into a hyperlink as in other projects.  It appears as [~cmyers] instead.  Is there a setting I am missing?

See below.

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I want it to look like this.

 

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Please help.

 

 

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Hi Christine,

Does your user have the Browse users permissions?

Regards,

Peter

I do have global permissions for browse users set up for my user user base.  
I assume this should apply to all projects.  If not, is there a browse user permission at each project?

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