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Paste formatting in Jira description

Hello, when I copy from confluence to Jira I would like to keep the formatting. 


I have a page that is used as a brief template to insert contents into jira descriptions, and I need a team of 50 to be able to copy paste these details into Jira without losing the format.


Is that possible? The only way I know is in the issue side view, but with epics you do not get that view.

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Hello Jade,

Thank you for getting in touch with Atlassian Community!
Jira and Confluence have different editors, so currently when you copy some text from Confluence, it will not be pasted in Jira with the same format as it is on Confluence.
We have a feature request suggesting the implementation of this ability:

We also have a feature suggesting for Jira to have WYSIWYG editor:

Please, click on vote and watch to receive updates about the features.


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Hey @Jade Melcher , although not the greatest solution... 


I copy directly from Confluence, paste it in the comment section on the issue, and then cut it from the comments without posting it, and paste it into the description field. 


It's weird that we have to do it that way, but it does take the re-formatting out and can be done in a few seconds so whatever. 

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