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How to add a table in to Jira issue template in a Next Gen project? Edited

We need to format one of the fields in template as a table but I can't see how to do this?

 

Screenshot 2020-06-16 at 11.35.06.png

 

This is a really critical feature if you are trying to document structured requirements, e.g. documenting event tracking requirements etc. Free text is no good for this.

I get that you can add tables in to the tickets themselves but that means they need creating each time.

Screenshot 2020-06-16 at 12.17.23.png

Is adding tables to templates on the backlog?

If not, would you be bale to add it as I think others would find this useful too.

 

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Hello Tom,

Welcome to Atlassian Community!

Testing on my local site, I wasn't able to add a table to the Description field as default value as well.

Using the shortcut or copying/pasting the table to the default value also doesn't work.

With that said, I created a feature request based on your question:

Please, click on vote and watch to receive updates about the feature.

Regards,
Angélica

Thanks Angélica, I will keep an eye on the progress of this ticket.

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Hi @Tom Holt 

 

I found a workaround that might help until atlassian implement the fix, adding the following Table values as a default in any Text area (with wiki rendered) will work after creating the issue 

 
||Table Header 1||Table Header 2||
|Col A1|Col A2|

 

check the screens for an implemented example:

Screenshot 2021-07-22 at 19.14.41.pngScreenshot 2021-07-22 at 19.14.58.pngScreenshot 2021-07-22 at 19.15.24.png

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