UserPicker from ProjectRole shows HTML - code in Field Description

customer uses html-syntax in Field Description (field configuration) in various CustomFields; works fine in all fields in version 5.1.8 - in release 6.0.5 it works in all other fields, but in UserPicker from project role fields the source code is shown

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Please elloborate more on the problem. Did you want to add code in UserPicker customfield description?

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the field description in the field Configuration i.e. contains blahablaha <br><font color="red">blahablaha</font>
in version 5.1.8 you see in an edit screen with this custom field httml formatted content in the description below the field; in version 6.0.5 you see only the souce code; but html formatted descriptions are shown correctly in other fields (text, date, number etc.) only userPicker from project role fields are showing source code

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Richie Gee Atlassian Team Nov 05, 2013

Hey there,

I have checked on the default custom fields of JIRA does not contain the project role fields, is it provided by some plugin. You might want to check with the plugin vendor of this behaviour.

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i think user picker from project role field from third party plugin, is iam right? if yes then check this

JIRA 6 on plugin custom fields are not allowed anymore to support HTML in the description for security reasons. It's only supported by the system fields and standard custom fields already provided by JIRA. (Reference:

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