I have custom field of type assignee, in vm template I have following code :
<td width="80%"> $issue.getCustomFieldValue($customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObject("customfield_10510"))
I get result as assignname plus extra number e.g john-10001 , but I want display name as "John Smith"
Please let me know the solution.
You have not got a custom field of type "assignee", I suspect you mean "user picker"? (Assignee is a system field, you can't add more)
Anyway, your code is fetching the content of a custom field. In most cases, this will be an object, which you then need to question further to get a human description instead of a best-guess representation of the object. For a user object, you usually use .getDisplayName().
In short, try
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