How can a Jelly script retrieve a property value from the User

I have a Jelly script that uses the following to retrieve a User assigned to an issue:

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<core:invokestatic classname="com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor" method="getUserUtil" var="userUtil/">

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I then use the object to get the email address and name of the user:

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${assignee.name} $

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I would also like to access some of the properties I have created - I cannot determine what method to call on the instantiated object which is : com.atlassian.crowd.embedded.ofbiz.OfBizUser

How can I access the properties for a User

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Hi John,
As per our support issue you have found the answer. I'll just be making this public for our other users out there:

com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor.getUserPropertyManager(user).getPropertySet().getString("jira.meta.MYPROPERTYNAME");
Note the key requires the prefix "jira.meta."

Personally I feel that using our REST API for this may be simpler, you would only need to get the assignee of the issue and then query the user.

Cheers,
Michael

Hi Michael,

I wanted to use Jelly scripting service hence why I implemented it this way.

Thanks

John

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