Since some recent update test steps in ZEPHYR now use more JIRA formatting.
This is messing a lot of previously created tests as it automatically changes stuff like _ - * to specific text formatting (like itallics, strikethrough, bolding)
In result we have steps which lack specific symbols but have unecessary formatting that only make things harder. Previously it was not a problem as such formatting was not recognized by Zephyr.
is there a way to disable formatting zephyr test steps?
Thank you for raising a support ticket, my test team has also found the text formatting characters such as underscores for _italics_ and hyphens for -strikethroughs- unhelpful when they apply automatically to test steps.
In lieu of a global control that disables all formatting characters, we've found that using \ backslash as an escape character helps keep text strings displayed as we'd expect them.
eg: TEST_ITEM_ONE displays as TESTITEMONE
but TEST\_ITEM\_ONE displays correctly as TEST_ITEM_ONE
Doing a find and replace ("_" for "\_") on all test steps isn't great, but it works for now.
yes i am aware of that "workaround", i already discussed it with zephyr team in their support.
but this is rather pathetic way of 'fixing' the issue:) i have over 1000tests in zephyr, sitting and fixing all those with backslash is not an option:) doing it one by one during tests is also a time waster sadl
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