Changing renderer has no effect

I changed the rendered for a custom multi-line text field to wiki. But this seems to have no effect in any of the existing issues.

Are there other steps required? Must I fully delete the custom field to change a renderer? Or ...?

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You didn't used to have to re-index, but I've not tested that in 7.1. 

The reason is that the renderers only kick in when displaying the text - the underlying data is the same in the field, it's what's being drawn on screen that matters.  Do the existing issues have wiki markup in their text field?

Steven Behnke Community Champion Jul 19, 2016

Great point. @Barry Kaplan, any chance we can see a screenshot of bad behavior?

I did reindex to no effect.

Yes the existing issue had wiki text which was not rendered.

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custom field included in field configuration which is mapped the issue type in field configuration scheme

 

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Steven Behnke Community Champion Jul 18, 2016

You must also reindex I believe. I don't see this in the documentation however.

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