Formatting Jira comments with markdown like syntax

Jira Tables

In Jira, there is a basic editor, but you can choopse between visual or text editors.

Tables are in the format of:

||Header 1||Header2 ||
|Content1| Content2|
|Content 1a| Content2a|

This is handy to know so you can use PowerShell to query data and output it in this way to nbe easiluy pasted into a Jira comment field.

Other useful bits

While not exactly markdown, Jira does support using


for crosses and


for ticks. Useful to know.