How can I change the description field on JIRA's create issue page to be full width?

For some users the create form textareas are too narrow. Is there a way to expand it to full width?

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This can be achieved with various browser extensions. A Chrome extension that works is Stylebot: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/stylebot/oiaejidbmkiecgbjeifoejpgmdaleoha?hl=en

The CSS that needs to be installed for the create issue page is:

.aui-page-panel {
    width: 100%;
}

form.aui .long-field {
    max-width: 1000px;
}

Thanks for this Andreas.

In which file would I need to add the CSS code above ? - nmanio@mssngsolutions.ph

@Nelson Manio you can use a browser extension such as https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/stylebot/oiaejidbmkiecgbjeifoejpgmdaleoha?hl=en for example to apply the CSS to the page.

This doesn't work for JIRA v6.4.12

Hi,

 

This css works well with Stylbot for Chrome but not witj Stylish for FireFox .
Do you know why ?

Thanks in advance

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Hi all,

this workaround works for me, but I want the new style is applied for every users that work in my JIRA installation, without they install the chrome add-in! How can I modify the style in some files on the server installations?

Thanks in advance..

You can force the text window to be a larger width by adding some text that cannot be formatted, like a URL for example within the description text. 

Updating this thread; continue to use a CSS editor (confirming Stylebot works as of 9/27/18), however to affect all editable text fields use the following;

.editable-field {
max-width: 1000px;
}

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