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How to make Comment field larger in Jira DC

Hi,

Is there any way we can make comment (in issues view) or (in board view) larger to see more text without as much scrolling in Jira Data center?

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You would need to tweak it with custom .css, most typically this is done via announcement banner (https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiraserver/configuring-an-announcement-banner-938846985.html) since you can insert a style in there and announcement banner automatically loads on both endpoints (issueview + board).

You could go a level higher and make a mini plugin which will, in theory, allow you to A) automatically minimize and batch the css; and B) allow caching as it would be a resource file

But since the css for this would be pretty small (I imagine?) announcement banner should be pretty much fine.

Needless to say the css would affect each user and you could break some other formatting by accident, bearing in mind different resolutions/browsers.

@Radek Dostál Not sure how this will make the comment field larger while viewing the issue or configured in board.

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Dave Mathijs Community Leader Nov 28, 2022

Hi @Rajesh 

In General Configuration > Advance Settings > change jira.text.field.character.limit property.

If you set it to 0 then the size will be unlimited.

Hi @Dave Mathijs 

I dont want to increase the size.. I am looking for -- "comment (in issues view) or (in board view) larger to see more text without as much scrolling"

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