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How to stop autoformatting of text

We use Jira Work Management at my office and when trying to put a comment in an issue like "2 Left Lanes Blocked" the number two gets auto formatted to a bullet point and I cant figure out how to stop this from happening. This has only started happening today and has never happened before.

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I have tried doing the suggestion of adding a back slash "\" before the number and that stops it, but the backslash gets carried with the comment when posted and you get a sentence like this "\2 Left Lanes Blocked". We can turn off keyboard shortcuts but we should also have an option to turn off auto formatting as it doesn't always fit the needs of all users of the platform.

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Daniel Ebers Community Leader Jul 23, 2021

Hi @Charles Coody

you are right - I can confirm that on my instance it is the same.


By clicking the symbol for the lists it reverted to a non-automatic created list.
I suppose you want to define a default behaviour so you do not have to click the symbol every time to remove the auto-formatting?
Unfortunately I were not able to find an option for that.

Please consider using the button "Give feedback" to report it to Atlassian's product team.


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