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How to reduce line spacing in Jira?

Jira (cloud) defaults in issue descriptions and comments to what is nearly double-spacing.  This takes up a lot of screen real estate, slows reading, and unnecessary scrolling. 

How can this default paragraph spacing be reduced?

I know you can hit <shift><enter>, but that's not really a solution.

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You're not the first one to complain about this and, unfortunatly, I'm still not aware of an option to change that setting.

If you don't want to hit Shift + Enter constantly, you could always switch to the text editor instead of the visual editor, which'll default to exactly that. However, you'll obviously loose the perks of having a visual preview of your text, as it shows all markdown formatting.

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