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Jira Text Formatting to HTML - JavaScript Parser Edited

Dear Community, 

 

is anyone there who knows a javascript parser, which parses the jira formatted text to html (e.x. *Hello World* -> <b>Hello World</b>).

 

Thanks a lot! 

Tobi

2 answers

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Hi Tobias,

the JIRA markup format is similar to the Textile markup format, but with some differences. As far as I know, there is no exact javascript parser for it.

However, there is a REST API call that can be made to the server to parse wiki markup into html. Example:

jQuery.ajax({
    contentType: 'application/json',
    type: 'POST',
    url: '/rest/api/1.0/render',
    data: '{"rendererType":"atlassian-wiki-renderer","unrenderedMarkup":"*Hello World*","issueKey":"SUPPORT-1"}',
    success: function( response ) {
        console.log(response);
    }
});

The issueKey portion of the parameters is not required, so if you are doing something that does not require the context of an issue, it will work without it.

Source: https://community.atlassian.com/t5/JIRA-questions/How-to-render-wiki-markup-in-velocity-for-JIRA/qaq-p/44097#qanda-message-44098

Hi, 

Do you have the reverse of this? i.e. HTML content to Jira Markup?

Thx,

Francois

@Francois Du Toit 

The htmltojira package on pipy got me half way, but failed in some ways:

1. It failed to convert html tables to jira tables. 

2. It also allowed Jira's markup engine to process symbols (#, -) that I didn't intend as jira markup.

Hi, 

Thank you for this. I will look into it.

I added methods to change all the tags piece by piece with some success, but I still get some unexpected results...

Rgs,

Francois

Hey, thanks a lot but i found a solution by myself. 

I needed to add &expand=renderedFields in the URL and everything is fine.

 

@Stephen Deutsch your solution works fine too.

 

@Tobias JanssenCould you share your solution as well?

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