I would like to be able to paste formatted text (eg: from an email) into a comment against a JIRA issue, but it looses all of it's formatting. I don't want to have to go through the text and manually convert it to the JIRA markup.
BTW- I have Wiki Style Renderer turned on
I know this was answered a while back, but think there is more to add...
We're using JIRA 7.11+ now and have found that when in visual mode, rich-text editor fields (issue description and comment) DO handle pasting of formatted text to some extent. For some email content this works very well and can be a real time-saver.
Atlassian indicate the issue referenced above was resolved in v7.2:
We've had some issues and find some pasted content doesn't render as expected - here's a selection of related issues for JIRA Server:
Go ahead and vote for them if you want Atlassian to work on this area of the product.
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