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How to add formatting to a text field (muli line) custom field?

Is there a way to add basic formatting to a text custom field?

We created a custom field for multi lines of text, however there is no way to format within the text field, e.g. add bullets indent etc.

Is there a way to have this custom field include formatting?

Thank you in advance for your help.



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John M Funk Community Leader Sep 09, 2021

Hi Holly,

For multi-line/paragraph fields you can change the rendering of the field in the Field Configuration scheme for that project to use Wiki-style rendering. 

Thank you so so much! I knew there had to be a way.

Appreciate your quick response!


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John M Funk Community Leader Sep 09, 2021

You are very welcome. 

I can't find that option (it was there at some point, but now is not available anymore apparently)

Jira did a good job hiding it, but it is still there...  

1. go to Issues -> fields -> fields configuration
2. Click Configure 
3. find the field you need and click: renderers
4. choose Wiki Style Renderer


good luck! 

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