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Is there any way to format text in description boxes in Jira Align? None of the standard Jira formatting is working. Is there an admin option to turn it on or a way to use something else (e.g. Markdown)?
When I checked on this in February 2022, I was told by Atlassian support that it is not supported in Jira Cloud with Jira Align. I hope it is added one day :)
Unfortunately, Jira Cloud currently can't sync Rich-Text / HTML with Jira Align yet, so you must sync plain text (Jira Server/DC make it possible using HTML plug-ins).
You can enable the feature toggle 26 on Jira Align to enable the RIch-Text editor for Stories, Defects, Tasks, and Objectives. But that may cause unwanted tags/markups on Jira.
To enable the FT26, go to [redacted link] and choose it from the dropdown, and click Enable Feature.
About the RTF on Features (Jira Epics), unfortunately, they do not support the RIch-Text formatting, unless when in sync with Jira Server/DC. There's already an idea/request in our ideation portal about it: [redacted dead link]
Formatting is supported in Jira Align. Depending on what area you are working with and some of the Administration configuration options, the type of formatting available can be different.
I recommend that for your issue you raise a Support ticket so that we can work out what's occurring specifically for you.
Sorry, I don't understand how this is related to my question.
I want to be able to format text in Jira Align descriptions. I can't figure out if this functionality is supported or not (seems like it's not).
This posting seems to be pointing out a bug where HTML tags show up where the user does not want them to show up.
Please let me know if I'm missing something that you saw there.