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How to autosave description

Sometimes i write description and forget to save it. How to autosave description when i'm moving to another page or issue? I don't need save button


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Hi @appsmobiliojivisata ,

It should already do this. Even if you close the tab and return to the issue later on, the changes you make should still be retained, and you might see something like this:

2021-06-25 16_17_18-[TEST-5] test 2 - Jira.png

I see on you screenshot that they unsaved. So other users won't see your changes)

Hi @appsmobiliojivisata 

No, other users will not see the unsaved changes, and this is a behavior/problem to watch for in the new issue view...

We recently had one user edit a field, click elsewhere on the page, and that resulted in unsaved changes.  Those changes stuck around for over a month in the cloud...eventually when saved, it replaced subsequent edits by other users.  Luckily we could see the changes in history and re-implement them.

One lesson: always select save or cancel for description changes on the new issue view.

Best regards,


@appsmobiliojivisata The functionality is the intended design, as you may start to make some notes but don't yet want them to be saved/published, so that is why there is this concept of the 'unsaved draft'. But do watch out for what @Bill Sheboy has described as this could definitely catch people out!

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