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New line (carriage return) and table problems in wiki-markup


I stumbled upon some problematic issue. I am programatically generating values for a rich-text field. I want to fill a rich-text field with a string containing wiki-markup with table symbols:

||text1||text2|| \\ |text3|text4|

and I hope to get the string broken into separare table rows like this:



However what I actually get is something like this, as if putting a line break between cell markers creates a line break INSIDE the cell:

||text1||text2|| |text3|text4|

When I looked up database value of such field it shows two spaces in the area that jira interprets as a line break.


I tried putting all kinds of spaces, yet i can't force jira to break the whole line into separate cell rows.

What symbol should I use inside the string to force jira to read it as a new table row indicator?

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I haven't found any elegant solution to this problem, so I created slightly messy, but working one.

the two unidentified symbols are:


In this combination they are treades as enter. Yet, when I inject them to the string Jira sees it not as a single carriage return, but as two entities and still creates carriage return INSIDE cell.

So I created a special issue with JUST carriage return. Then I import the value of it into the string, and it works ok. Aboslutely unprofessional, but working... ;)



The nice way is to use %0A 

I went with "
&#13" to generate the line break in the cell content.  Thanks...

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