Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in
Deleted user
0 / 0 points
Next:
badges earned

Your Points Tracker
Challenges
Leaderboard
  • Global
  • Feed

Badge for your thoughts?

You're enrolled in our new beta rewards program. Join our group to get the inside scoop and share your feedback.

Join group
Recognition
Give the gift of kudos
You have 0 kudos available to give
Who do you want to recognize?
Why do you want to recognize them?
Kudos
Great job appreciating your peers!
Check back soon to give more kudos.

Past Kudos Given
No kudos given
You haven't given any kudos yet. Share the love above and you'll see it here.

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Checklists - How to add line breaks

On a checklist item, how do I add line breaks. I'm not very conversant, but did google markdown and tried adding / and also tried adding 2 spaces, which seemed to be the suggestions I saw. Neither worked, so would appreciate guidance. Thanks. 

1 answer

0 votes
Iain Dooley Community Leader Feb 28, 2019

@Barbara Decker there's no newlines in checklist items.

Why did you want them there? There might be another way to achieve your goal.

I have a checklist item and it consists of thoughts best broken into paragraphs - but it is one checklist item. Or I have a checklist item and am making a list of options for how I might do it - and those options should be one per row. Thanks for your help.

Iain Dooley Community Leader Feb 28, 2019

@Barbara Decker in that case what I'd recommend is creating cards for each thing on the checklist, and copying/pasting a link to that card into the checklist item. I use this pattern a lot!

Like Katrin Anger likes this

Thanks a bunch. I'll give that a try. Much appreciate your response!

There IS actually a way to add a new line (or break).
But it requires a "cheat".

Open notepad. Enter a new line. Select the two lines and copy them.
Paste them after the word you the new line.
Everything after the word will go to a new line!!

I'm 90% sure you can do it with ASCII characters as well, on keyboards with numeric pads (Desktops. On the laptop is not that easy), like holding ALT and typing 0163 would, if I remember well, insert the pound symbol (£) ... another number would enter a break.

 

UPDATE: USED to work ... now it doesn't.

I wonder what Trello and Atlassian updated and stopped this one.

I have many checklist items like this:

"Set up a call with:

- Mickey Mouse 
- Donald Duck
- Goofy
- ... "

this is one single action (so a single checklist item) with a list attached, which should be far more readable if I could use newlines

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Trello

📹 Favorite Trello templates

Hello Community!  My name is Brittany Joiner and I am a Trello enthusiast and Atlassian Community Leader. In this video, I'll share my favorite Trello templates. Templates mentioned in ...

1,486 views 12 35
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you