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How to revert to previous saved version of a story

I'm trying to revert to the previous saved version of a story in Jira.

Found this help article

However, there is no "page history" option in the ellipsis dropdown as per the instructions.

I can see the previous versions at the bottom of my story when I select "history" under activities, but there is no option to revert from there. I can copy and paste the content from that history but all the styling is stripped out. It's a MASSIVE story and I don't want to have to reformat the whole thing.

I thought it might be my permissions but our Jira admin person also can't see the page history under the ellipses. 

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Warren Community Leader Dec 12, 2019

Hi @Fiona Morrison 

The link that you've included is for Confluence, which does indeed keep a history of the changes and it allows you to revert.

Unfortunately, Jira doesn't have that functionality and the only way I know of "reverting" is to check changes in the History section.

Ahh right, thanks Warren for getting back to me. Looks like I'm reformatting! At least there's still a history!


Where is the history section of the ticket? On a next Gen project. 

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