What is an Out of Office mention tag

In order to better communicate that a user is about to go out of office, each rule can include mention tags, which look like this:

Out of Office Mention tag in a Jira comment

Existing tags and options

There are three options:

  • Don't add an ooo tag to mentions in comments
  • Add an ooo tag to mentions when out of office
  • Add it already four or less days before out of office

And some options for before the time tag:

emoji options

Global Properties Settings

Default Mention tags can be set at the instance level in the Global Properties of the app. This action requires admin privileges.

Setting default options for mention tags in the global properties

Defining the mentions at the rule level

Each user can override the instance default setting in the rule dialog

User interface for defining mention tag options