The documentation for New line in CSV external import in JIRA doesn't work
- Create and save a CSV file as per the documentation Importing Data From CSV
- Do a CSV import in JIRA using the External Import in JIRA
- Select "Map Value" option for the field with multiple lines
Issue created to have multiple line in it's Description field.
Imported issue is in one line rather than multiple lines.
- As mentioned in "this comment" :
don't hit 'Map Value'. Newlines import fine if you do not select 'Map Value' for that field.
It is possible to create newlines by using:
at the beginning of each line as per the example below:
However, this workaround creates another issue with the exported field as mentioned in this bug ticket: JRA-46364