[Status: Not planned] Markdown formatting in Description field

It would be incredibly helpful if we could use Markdown in description fields.

e.g. instead of having to use the mouse to choose the header level, simply type ## at the beginning of the line for a level 2 header etc.

Dropbox Paper is a good example of this working well. Markdown is enough of a standard for this to be worthwhile. 

I really like using Wrike as a note taking tool (for meetings etc) but the mouse-based formatting makes it rather slow.

Thanks.

 

 

 

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I am up for a Markdown feature 👍

I believe we all love Markdown. I guess GitHub Flavoured Markdown is desirable.

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When should we expect this feature, is it planned ?

Plus it should support @user and #wrike_task automatic linking (like GitHub)

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Markdown is key.

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Please implement highlighting, this is not hard in 2019.

Please implement an edit function for the description. Making editing directly possible costs memory and sometimes leads to a frozen view. This would also solve the problem of not having to change syntax during editing. Whereby this is really easy to solve via prism.

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Hi everyone, I wanted to let you know that Markdown is not planned at the moment; I'll get back to you if that changes.

Having said that, we recently launched the updated Description Field, know it's possible to perform some actions without using your mouse. Please check out the article on our Help Center for more info.

Thanks for posting!

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I write notes in markdown no matter where they are written.  For me, I'm already writing my notes in markdown on wrike, it just doesn't know how to format it.  Then to print and publish I have to copy and paste the notes to another program.  Including a markdown interpreter would be wildly useful for a number of us that are used to markdown support pretty much everywhere.

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Hi, I also would like to see this prioritized.  I use tasks for meetings, and it's very useful for the flow to be able to quickly type the meeting notes with as many keyboard shortcuts as possible, such as the "three dash" that creates a section break in markdown.  And generally we use Wrike integrated with Jira, so code snippets, for starters, are a great benefit of markdown we are missing.  Generally a lot of other tools out there have this, what I'd consider, very basic feature, so really eager for you guys to get this implemented fully!

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Hi again, everyone! I've checked with the team, and this is not planned for 2020. Thank you for the feedback, our team has reviewed all of at, but right now Markdown doesn't fit in the roadmap along with other important product releases. We really appreciate your input, and I'll be checking with the team again later to see if anything changes. 

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Hello Lisa, is there an available roadmap so the community can see how is Wrike prioritizing its goals and evaluate if the path aimed at match with customer goals? Having such a roadmap would be great for customers to determine if their own teams should plane to move out of Wrike if our feature priorities diverge to drastically.

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+1 for Markdown

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Hi Mathieu LOVATO STUMPF GUNTZ, I'd recommend checking out this Product Feedback post about Product Roadmaps to add your support for this suggestion. This way, you will be kept posted on any changes or updates in relation to that idea.

Thank you for your input, Ryan Hanson!

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Markdown please!

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Thank you for sharing your interest, Kenneth O!

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+1! We were shocked when we couldn't get markdown going! If it's too expensive of a task to complete within, what, at least 2 years, maybe 3 since this has been requested ... I can't imagine the spaghetti that's being cooked in the backside.

Hope you guys can find time to get this in here soon! It is a nice solution for the less tech-savvy product-owners and managers and such -- at least, they seem to like it quite a bit over here! :thumbs-up:

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Reading between the lines Andrew MacKenzie, I get the impression that the staff think this is a good idea but they're constrained by owners who do not want to fund changes to the application. 

Of course if there was a public roadmap of changes this would show me that I'm wrong about this.

 

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Thank you for the feedback! I've just checked with the team, and for now, there's no status change for this request. Any updates, I'll make sure to let you know.

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I feel that some of engineers prefer to use github issues or redmine instead of Wrike for managing tasks now and markdown could be one of reasons for them to transfer to Wrike.

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+1 on this request. Markdown is essential to our workflow as it is everywhere in our workflow (Slack, Python, Jupyter notebooks, GitHub, StackOverflow, note taking, …). We are currently evaluating Wrike, but as of now, I don't see us fully adopting it without at least basic Markdown support. 

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Welcome to the Community Elias Mistler! Thank you for sharing your feedback here, and please let me know if you have any questions as you're evaluating Wrike 🙂

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