Are text links supported with Jira CSV imports?

Hi,

I am importing a CSV file but there are text links inside the file. The documentation doesn't state whether or not text links are supported in the JIRA importers plugin. Could someone please tell me if they are? These are links to externally hosted PDF files and/or other webpages.

Thanks

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I'm assuming you are referring to URL or links to files on external servers placed inside the text (description or comment) fields in JIRA.You can do this, but making sure that the data is enclosed in quotes. This example contains a link on the description and a comma as well. In order to have a comma on the description, apply double quotes on the description field, so that the importer does not treat the comma as a separator:

Summary, Assignee, Reporter, Issue Type, Description, Priority
"Test issue from CSV", admin, admin, 1,"test description, with link:http://www.google.com",2

Please reference this documentation for more information about importing CSV data into JIRA:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Importing+Data+from+CSV

I will try this and let you know the result. Thank you!

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