Formatting Guide

Advanced Edit Options

The most advanced users can benefit from ACE Editor Keyboard Shortcuts

Smart Checklist for Jira is intended to make the process of checklists creation fast and handy.

On top of its own syntax, it supports basic Markdown features.

Checklists and Statuses

You Type

You Get

1 2 3 4 - item todo + item done ~ item in progress x item cancelled

NOTE: There should NOT be additional tabs or spaces at the beginning of the row. Otherwise, this block renders incorrectly!

Here’s an example:

1 2 - [IN QA] item that is IN QA status with Unchecked state + [QA FAILED] item that has QA FAILED state Checked state

Read more on https://railsware.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/CHKSDC/pages/2283044972/Custom+Statuses

Headers

You Type

You Get

1 2 3 4 5 6 # Biggest heading ## Big heading ### Heading #### Small heading ##### Smaller heading ###### Smallest heading

Biggest heading

Big heading

Heading

Small heading

SMALLER HEADING
SMALLEST HEADING

NOTE: There should NOT be additional tabs or spaces at the beginning of the row. Otherwise, this block renders incorrectly!

Bullet points and Lists

You Type

You Get

1 2 3 4 5 6 * bullet point one * bullet point two > * bullet point nested > * bullet point nested 1. list item one 2. list item two
  • bullet point one

  • bullet point two

    • bullet point nested

    • bullet point nested

  1. list item one

  2. list item two

Emphasis

You Type

You Get

1 2 3 **bold text** _italic text_ `emphasize`

bold text

italic text

emphasize

Details per item

You Type

You Get

1 2 3 4 5 - item todo > piece of information > that is useful for new ppl > on how to complete an item > even `with` **markdown** *support*

NOTE: There should NOT be additional tabs or spaces at the beginning of the row. Otherwise, this block renders incorrectly!

Highlight User or Date

You Type

You Get

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 @JD @JohnDoe @john.doe 10-03-2017 10/03/2017 2017/10/03 2017-03-10

Example

Typing "@" brings up the list of Jira users to select from. Details.

Typing "//" brings up the calendar mode to select the date from. Details.

NOTE: user highlight (tagging, mentioning) will NOT trigger any notification for the mentioned user, as it works as a simple markup highlight on the Front End.

You Type

You Get

1 [www.google.com](http://google.com)

www.google.com

Images

You Type

You Get

 

1 ![alt text](https://railsware.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/JiraServerIcon-150x150.png "Logo")

 

Extended markdown

For more details on Markdown formatting check Markdown support.


For any questions or feature requests contact us: smartchecklist@railsware.com

 

 

 

Sample Markup

How to convert a Slack message into a checklist using multi-line cursor feature