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  • This routine is available starting with katl-commons 3.0.3 .
  • This routine is available for Jira server and cloud deployment options.




Returns the key for the user that invoked the script containing currentUserKey.

Return type


The return value represents the key of the user that triggered the script. Usually a transition is executed.


customfield = currentUserKey();

Result: customfield = <key of the current user>.

See also