A Status entered by user custom field type represents a user who last (or first) moved the issue to the specified status and is displayed as a String representing the user display name. It is a read-only field.
To add a Status entered by User custom field type to your instance:
Issues - > Custom fields.
Add custom field.
Advancedin the left panel.
Status entered by user custom Field typeand select it.
Configureand specify the status(es) and the order of status entered (explained below).
When creating a Status Entered by User custom field type, you can configure the Search template as
User Picker & Group searcher to be able to search issues for a user in that custom field. If you select “None” for the searcher, then you won’t see any reference to this field in the Issue Navigator search fields. Note that changing a custom field searcher requires a re-index.
To specify the status(es) to look for:
You can also configure the custom field to look for the current status by selecting the current status in the configuration.
To specify the transition execution to look for;
Whichfield to capture the last or first transition executed to the specified status(es).
You can define a velocity template that will return the Html representation of the calculated custom field. Leave it empty to use the default template.
To select a format for the Status entered by user custom field type value;
Edit Velocity Template.
You can use the following Velocity variables in the template:
$value: the raw field value, the ApplicationUser object.
$formattedValue: a String representing the display name of the user
<div style="border: dashed"> $formattedValue </div>
displays the formatted value of the field with a dashed border.
Never show on Transition and Edit screens option controls whether the custom field can appear on transition and edit screens. If you select this option, the field will not be visible on any Edit or Transition screen, even if it is added to the screen.
You can access this field using any of the following getters of the Issue interface