Description of Field with new line

Is it possible to add newlines in the description of the custom fields or system fields? e.g. the description of the field "Description" BR Elke

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User \\ for line break

thank you also. :-)

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Henning Tietgens Community Champion Jun 24, 2013

Yes, html tags should work. So <br> should be fine to add a line break.

thank you very much. It works perfectly. :-)

I've tried every combination from \n, <br>, </br>, <\br> and the only thing that works is "\\" but because all my markdown is in one single line the header tags just appear as "h2" they don't actually format until I edit the description and put them on their own line :/

Henning Tietgens Community Champion Dec 21, 2017

See this question for a discussion about that. Starting with Jira 6 HTML is only possible in system field descriptions.

Having same issue as Nicholas Worth above.

Using "\\" for linebreak works but Header (h2) size remains on all three rows decpite "new line" First example is when i went in and manually made a new line in JIRA Cloud

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