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    for JIRA Server 5.2 - 7.4.3
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    Hover on issue key anywhere to see issue description fully formatted

    Hover on issue key anywhere to see issue description fully formatted

    Preview Issue Description Everywhere

    Preview Issue Descriptions in the Navigator

    Preview Issue Descriptions from Dashboard

    Hover on an issue link within the description of another issue to see its description fully formatted.

    You can just hover on issue keys in the issue navigator to see each issue's description.

    Preview is available for every JIRA issue link, including JIRA Agile or other add-ons.

    More details

    This plugin does just one thing, when you hover on an issue link, whether it is only an issue key or an issue summary, it shows you full issue description with all formatting like tables, links, source code etc.

    Within a work day, you browse from issue to issue by opening them in new tabs. After some time you can't even see the tab names, because there are so many tabs. This plugin will help you to reduce the number of tabs you need to open. Whenever you just want to see more information about an issue, just hover on issue key instead of opening it in a new tab, and its description will be displayed as an overlay.

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    by daniel kim on 2016-08-31
    Can be very useful. however, sometimes it lags and doesn't display the description at all. Also, it may be clearer to display 'EMPTY' or other term if the Description is actually blank.
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    by Dayanand Vernekar on 2016-08-26
    Very useful but it would be great if admin can configure if user should see summary or description. in dashboards, seeing summary will be more helpful.
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    by Markus Jenu on 2016-07-18
    Super useful but does not work on dashboards activity stream.
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    by T.CON GmbH & Co. KG on 2016-02-05
    Just installed in our test environment. Seems to work fine. Unfortunately it doesn't work in Dashboards. Maybe it could be more customizable? Thanks.
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    by Adolfo Casari on 2015-06-03
    I've tried in Jira 6.1.5 and it works in Navigator and Issue View, but not in Dashboards (filter gadgets). Also it would be good to disable Jira's own tooltip to avoid overlapping of both.
    1 out of 1 found this review helpful
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    Hi Adolfo,

    Thanks for the review. I will try to address problems you have mentioned in the next release.


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    Version 1.0.2 JIRA Server 5.2 - 7.4.3 Released 2017-01-12


    Minor bug fixes.


    1. Log into your JIRA instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Add-ons. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate Preview Issue Description via search. Results include app versions compatible with your JIRA instance.
    5. Click Install to download and install your app.
    6. You're all set! Click Close in the Installed and ready to go dialog.

    To find older Preview Issue Description versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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