How to Change the Assign/Comment Dialog Box Width in JIRA

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Purpose

Users might find the original width of the Assign/Comment dialog too narrow and makes it hard to read or edit the comments

Solution

  • Go to JIRA Administrator > System > Announcement Banner
  • In the Announcement text box, paste the code below and click Set Banner. Please change the values of the width accordingly (the example shown below is 900 pixels wide, % width works as well).

    <style>
    #assign-dialog /* The "id" of the "Assign" dialog box */
    {
      width: 900px !important;
    }
    #comment-add-dialog /* The "id" of the "Add Comment" dialog box */
    {
      width: 900px !important;
    }
    #edit-comment /* The "id" of the "Edit Comment" dialog box */
    {
      width: 900px !important;
    }
    </style>


Last modified on Dec 10, 2018

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