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    by TNG Technology Consulting GmbHfor JIRA Server 7.0.0 - 7.4.2 and more versions
    Versions available for JIRA Server 6.0 - 6.4.14
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    Allows you to quickly change users to test workflows or do support

    Allows you to quickly change users to test workflows or do support

    User Switch by shortcut

    User Switch over toolbar

    Configure groups

    Type 'x' twice in any screen to get a search dialog for users. You can select a user to switch to.

    Type 'q' twice to show a toolbar with users you can switch to. This is extremly helpful for workflow testing with different roles.

    You can configure the group of users that should be allowed to switch to other users.

    You can also configure the group of users a user can switch to.

    More details

    Switching users in JIRA was never that easy! This addon is easy to use and configurable.

    Type 'xx' to get a search dialog for users to switch to.

    Type 'qq' to show a toolbar with all users you are able to switch to.

    You can configure the group of users that should be able to switch to other users as well as configure a group of possible users to switch to.


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    by David on 2017-06-15
    Works great with Active Directory
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    by Valeriy Fedorenko on 2017-05-19
    Very useful to troubleshoot permission issues. Great add-on.
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    by Martin Aschoff on 2017-03-03
    Great tool! Worked for me out of the box with 7.2.6. This is the only reason why I would have needed ScriptRunner. Thanks for making your tool available for free!
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    by Ed Melchior on 2017-02-27
    This does not work at all in my server instance. The first time I invoked it with the keystroke "xx", it popped up a selection dialog, and wouldn't pick users. Subsequent invocations did not even pop up the dialog box.
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    by Mircea Craciun on 2016-11-12
    somehow it doesn't work on my 7.2.3 The issue seems to have been reported a number of times since 2014. 2 years and no fix? not nice. Anyway, I spent $10 and got script runner that works (and has a lot of other features)
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    TNG Technology Consulting GmbH

    Hi Mircea,

    Do you suffer from this bug: https://tngtech-oss.atlassian.net/browse/USFJ-6 ? We have installed the add-on in several instances and it always worked great, so we did not see the need to fix anything. If that bug still occurs, we will have a look into it though.

    Scriptrunner is definitely an alternative though - but it will be much more expensive in bigger instances.




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    Version 1.2.0 JIRA Server 7.0.0 - 7.4.2 Released 2017-01-23


    Change Toolbar Shortcut to 'qq'


    With this version, the shortcut for the user toolbar changes to 'qq' instead of 'zz'. The old shortcut 'zz' is used by Atlassian for several different purposes and thus the user switcher toolbar was not always invoked when requested. Fixes USFJ-2


    1. Log into your JIRA instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Add-ons. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate User Switcher for JIRA via search. Results include app versions compatible with your JIRA instance.
    5. Click Install to download and install your app.
    6. You're all set! Click Close in the Installed and ready to go dialog.

    To find older User Switcher for JIRA versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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