Velocity statements not processed by JIRA

I've created a Message Custom Field (for edit) with the following default value:

#if ($authcontext.user.inGroup('Clients'))

<div class="infoBox">

Please make sure to select <b>Client Request</b> as <i>Issue Type</i>. You will not be allowed to submit a Work Ticket.

</div>

#end

For some reason the Velocity code is not processed but displayed as a text.

The field is made 'Required', as JIRA prescribes.

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I am not sure how thinghs work in JIRA OnDemand, but u need to change the condition to the below one -

#if($jiraUserUtils.getGroupNamesForUser($authcontext.getLoggedInUser().getName()).contains("Clients"))

Hope it helps!

Thanks Naren, tried that already. Doesn't work. And I'm told by Atlassian that OnDemand will not support Velocity scripting at all...

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Mizan Community Champion Dec 16, 2012

Are you pasting the above script in the field description ???

I have a javascript which can check for current user group . it works for 5.1.x i am not sure if it will work for onDemand coz i guess ondemand is JIRA 6.0

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