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How do I write details within the description box through markup or using html tags?

I need to add bulleting, numbering, highlights using markup language. How do I do that using the current JIRA version?


E.g. prior, I could do this <color:red> This is red text </color>

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Ash Pitt Community Leader Apr 13, 2021

Hey @Tabita Rebello when you say previously what do you mean?

In another organisation with a different instance? How long ago?

So many questions.

Generally if you could do it, but can't do it now it could be that:

  • it was perhaps a server/data centre version of jira and now you're on cloud
  • it was a feature in cloud that was removed from the core function
  • it was a feature that was enabled by a marketplace app that appeared on the previous instance you used, but that app isn't on the current version you use

Some more context will help :)


circa 2014.. 

So from what I read, the option seems deprecated. How can I format the description seamlessly? The latest version of JIRA makes bullets and numbering so difficult ! Thought add html tags would help solve for this.

Ash Pitt Community Leader Apr 13, 2021

Oh yes, I've found a lot has changed since then :)

Generally (well I've found) if something has been depreciated, there's usually a marketplace app to provide a solution.

For example you could check out an app like this, trial it and see if that works.

The marketplace has also grown massively since 2014!

Like Tabita Rebello likes this

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