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CheckBox support/MarkDown in Bitbucket's Pull-Request default description

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I would like to add checkboxes in BitBucket's Pull-Request default description to have some thing like this. I would like to know if adding checkboxes in supported in current description box or to ask if its possible to add MarkDown Support for this.

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Ana Retamal Atlassian Team Apr 29, 2019

Hi Saisurya, 

Unfortunately, the checkboxes will not be rendered, they'll be shown as brackets. There's an existing Feature request in our issue tracker, you can find it at https://bitbucket.org/site/master/issues/8586/support-task-lists-in-markdown-bb-9699. 

You can vote on it to increase its popularity.

For future reference, you can also find a list of all the supported markdown here. 

Hope that helps!

Ana

Thanks for the reply; but please do consider this feature, ticket was created 6 years ago.

Being a commercial company, implementing such a simple feature should not take a long time

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@Saisurya Kattamuri  this will be implemented in year 2119.

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its already dec 15, 2019 :joy:

This would be a really nice feature.

I'd like to ask kindly, if this feature will be implemented within this century, as we are thinking about a broader use of bitbucket in our company and this feature request is one of the step stones.

This should be a feature in bitbucket. GitHub already allows it.  It makes PRs more meaningful for reviewers.

This feature is so important. Should support it soon...

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Agreed, super useful when using PR templates 

Any workarounds or shortcuts?

two years later... - it's gone

Looks like the workaround and shortcut is to switch to Github where development doesn't take 10 years

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Bitbucket needs a good kick in assss and move forward. Now it is like some legacy stuff which is hard to remove or migrate to a better place. And that "better" is probably anything not a bitbucket. For example it has to many downtimes, pipelines are to slow, main bitbucket is hosted in US only? If I refresh the page or commit it takes to much time from my live.

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Workaround is switching to Github or Gitlab

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We should probably just use GitHub...

You can use Create Task

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This was my thought also but if you want to go into detail there isnt a great deal of room. I'm trying this

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though there is bit of a disconnect.

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