There's no support for formatting in these fields. It's something I've
considered, but ultimately decided against, as it complicates things.
There are a couple ways of implementing it, were we to go that route:
1) Special markup for formatting. Things like *bold* and _underline_.
The problems are that this can lead to unintentional formatting, and
possibly mess up any source code being typed.
2) A formatting toolbar with a rich text edit. In my experience, these
are hard to get right on the web. There are third party controls that
we could look into. Either way, we end up now having to deal with
converting that to whatever format is exported to (e-mails, websites,
commit messages, other third party things).
So right now, there's nothing, and it'll likely remain that way for a while.
However, there are support for links. You can type a full URL
(http://...), e-mail address, or special paths to review requests or
diffs (type /r/123, /r/123/diff). In each case, it'll link it once you
You can also upload pictures (see "Upload Screenshot"). People can
actually review these by clicking on the thumbnail and then clicking
and dragging to select a region of the screenshot to comment on.
Hope that helps.
Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
Review Board - http://www.reviewboard.org
VMware, Inc. - http://www.vmware.com
On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 6:26 AM, brahle <bra...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am new to this tool. I was unable to find this info on the site or
> in the archives, so I am posting it here.
> I am interested if there is a way to add formatting (bold, italic etc)
> to the Description and Comments.
> Also, how can I add links and inline pictures?
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