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How to get currentUser by Javascript?


guoping chen (191014) | asked Nov 12 '13, 6:36 p.m.
I add a field(contribute type) .
When workflow state is AA, then auto set the currentUser in the field.
But I don't know how to get currentUser by Javascript?


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sam detweiler commented Nov 12 '13, 7:33 p.m.

This value is not available via JavaScript  

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Don Yang (7.7k21111139) | answered Nov 12 '13, 8:00 p.m.
Unfortunately it does not seem to have any way in javascript to get current user as per:
https://jazz.net/wiki/bin/view/Main/AttributeCustomization#API_for_Javascript

Similar discussions are in forum as well such as:

https://jazz.net/forum/questions/68357/how-can-i-get-current-user
https://jazz.net/forum/questions/133477/work-item-customization-getting-current-user-as-logged-in-user

Don

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Ralph Schoon (63.2k33646) | answered May 21 '15, 4:03 p.m.
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Please see answer https://jazz.net/forum/questions/133477/work-item-customization-getting-current-user-as-logged-in-user/184711 for how to get the item ID for the user that runs the operation. Thanks to Amaury Quintero for providing this info.

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