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JIRA 2 Slack

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Library to convert between JIRA markup and Slack markup

Example

const J2S = require('jira2slack');

const slackMD = J2S.toSlack('*This* _is_ -some- ^over^ ~formatted~ {{text}}');
// *This* _is_ ~some~ ^over -formatted- `text`

Conversions

Below are the conversions that are made:

Jira -> Slack

Format JIRA Slack Destructive Notes
Headers h1. Heading \n *Heading*\n Yes Slack doesn't support headers so library converts headers to bolded text on it's own line
Bold *bold* *bold* Sometimes [1]
Italic _italic_ _italic_ Sometimes [1]
Unordered List
* Bulleted List
** Indented more
* Indented less

• Bulleted List
..• Indented more
• Indented less
No [2]
Unordered Dash List - Bulleted Dash List
- Bulleted Dash List
- Bulleted Dash List
• Bulleted Dash List
• Bulleted Dash List
• Bulleted Dash List
Yes Ambigious result from Bulleted list so reversal results in use of astericks
Ordered List # Numbered List
## Indented more
## Indented more
### Indented morer
### Indented morer
### Indented morer
## Indented more
# Indented less
1. Numbered List
..1. Indented more
..2. Indented more
....1. Indented morer
....2. Indented morer
....3. Indented morer
..3. Indented more
2. Indented less
No [1][2]
Monospaced {{code}} `code` No
Citations ??citation?? -- citation_ Yes Slack doesn't have citations, but I can replicate resulting format
Subscript ~subscript~ _subscript Yes Slack doesn't have subscript, but I denote it with a single underscore
Superscript ^superscript^ ^superscript Yes Slack doesn't have superscript, but I denote it with a single carret
Strikethrough -strikethrough- ~strikethrough~ Sometimes [1]
Code {code}some code{code} ```some code``` Yes Slack doesn't support specify the language, so that is removed during conversion
Quotes {quote}quoted text{quote} ```quoted text``` Yes Slack does't support quoted text so the library uses preformmated ``` instead. This makes it impossible to convert back.
Pre-formatted Text {noformat}pre text{noformat} ```pre text``` Yes Slack does't support no format text so the library uses preformmated ``` instead. This makes it impossible to convert back.
Unnamed Link [http://someurl.com] <http://someurl.com> No
Named Link [Someurl|http://someurl.com] <http://someurl.com|Someurl> No
Smart Link [http://someurl.com|http://someurl.com|smart-link] <http://someurl.com> Yes Slack doesn't support smart links so we just strip it down to a regular link
Blockquote bq. This is quoted > This is quoted Sometimes Slack doesn't support multi-line blockquotes (>>>) so those are ignored
Color {color:white}This is white text{color} This is white text Yes Slack doesn't support colored text so it is removed.
Panel {panel:title=foo}Panel Contents{panel} Panel:
| foo |
| --- |
| Panel Contents |
Yes Slack doesn't support panels, so the library attempts to replicate the format. This makes it impossible to convert back.
Table ||heading 1||heading 2||
|col A1|col B1|
|col A2|col B2|
|heading 1|heading 2|
| --- | --- |
|col A1|col B1|
|col A2|col B2|
No

Notes

  1. JIRA supports spaces at the beginning and end of a markdown section (ex _ foo _) where Slack does not. To match the formatting, the library moves those spaces outside the formatter (ex _ foo _ becomes _foo_). While the result works in both JIRA and Slack, it is technically destructive.
  2. . indicate whitespace ( ), not a literal .

Slack -> Jira

Format Slack Jira Destructive Notes
Headers \n *Heading*\n h1. Heading No
Bold *bold* *bold* No
Italic _italic_ _italic_ No
Unordered List
• Bulleted List
..• Indented more
• Indented less

* Bulleted List
** Indented more
* Indented less
No [2]
Ordered List 1. Numbered List
..1. Indented more
..2. Indented more
....1. Indented morer
....2. Indented morer
....3. Indented morer
..3. Indented more
2. Indented less
# Numbered List
## Indented more
## Indented more
### Indented morer
### Indented morer
### Indented morer
## Indented more
# Indented less
No [2]
Monospaced `code` {{code}} No
Citations -- citation_ ??citation?? No
Strikethrough ~strikethrough~ -strikethrough- No
Code ```some code``` {code}some code{code} No
Unnamed Link <http://someurl.com> [http://someurl.com] No
Named Link <http://someurl.com|Someurl> [Someurl|http://someurl.com] No
Blockquote > This is quoted bq. This is quoted No

Acknowledgments

Special thanks to Kyle Farris for his JIRA to Markdown library

Contributing

  1. Create a new branch, please don't work in master directly.
  2. Add failing tests for the change you want to make (if applicable). Run npm test to see the tests fail.
  3. Fix stuff.
  4. Run npm test to see if the tests pass. Repeat steps 2-4 until done.
  5. Update the documentation to reflect any changes.
  6. Push to your fork and submit a pull request.

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