Let me first sincerely apologise for what may seem like a frivolous question here!
However, as I'm fortunate to work in an organisation and team that has a sense of humour and where "prank of the week" is almost a tradition, I thought I'd add in with a most horrid one:
The font in JIRA tickets - at least in the description field - shall be Comics Sans for a day!
Is that possible in such a way that it can also be undone (at least moving forward, even if tickets of that day remain in CS)? This would specifically be for tickets that are auto-generated through a variety of batch and monitoring systems, so not necessarily hand-entered ones.
I'd threatened folks with this before and mostly got a "we dare you!" back...
There's an Atlassian value of "Don’t #@!% the customer".
Any option that allows you to inflict 'comic sans' on a customer breaches that value. So, no, you can't do it without a little bit of hacking. (Sadly, not true for some other products, but at least JIRA users are safe-ish)
Worth checking before you do it.
It's a pet hate of mine, partly because it looks childish and puerile, but mostly because it's damn hard to read quickly. I've heard some people defend it as easier to read for dyslexics, but the badly dyslexic friend I have says it's virtually impossible, and there are fonts out there that work far better.
Well, it'd only be for a day. And fortunately I work with the kind of people who would do it themselves if they knew how and had admin access to Jira.
Personally, I don't understand the exaggerated hatred for the font. It's become a bit of a meme. "gotta hate Comic Sans, like you gotta hate... I don't know, Twilight, or something".
It's a font, not an especially good one, and it's become an Internet thing to go off on it.
It's not like I'm using Wingdings!
I’m a designer on the Jira team. For a long time, I’ve fielded questions from other designers about how they should be using Jira Software with their design team. I’ve also heard feedback from other ...
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