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Does Jira support Markdown in comments and how to enable it? Edited

I work in a software development company and our ticket system is based on Jira. I asked my collegues why I cannot use Markdown it ticket comments but they couldn't help me. So I started my own research and came across this thread:

with this nice screenshot provided by Daniel:


I carefully explored the UI and cannot confirm that I see any attributes of the Markdown presence :)

So I wonder - is it really supported or not, and if yes - how to enable it?

P.S. Sorry, I cannot give a definite reply in the "Hosting type" field below, but I can say that we access our Jira through a third-party domain. If it helps or even makes any sense for you :)

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Hello @artiom.neganov

There are two editors in Jira. The screenshot you have shared is of the old editor style. In it, markdown is not supported. Instead, wiki markup is(

Hope this answers your doubt.

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