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Preview Templates in the Editor

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titleSince version 8.0.4

Previewing templates right in the template editor is now available. This simple addition accelerates template development by an order of magnitude.

While developing your template body, simple press F9. This is a keyboard shortcut you can always type while editing your template. The keyboard shortcut will either open the preview detail tab of the editor and request you to enter an issue key (only once) or open the preview result immediately.

To enter the issue key once is necessary. The template preview result will be generated using the fields and details of the issue you specify. The issue key needs to be entered only once and it is preserved in the screen.

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If the issue key has been entered, subsequently pressing the F9 key, will immediately open the preview dialog:

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To close the dialog simply press again the F9 key or the Esc key.

To further improve efficiency, the preview automatically detects which part of the template you are editing. If you are editing the Html body, the preview will open to show the Html format of the template, while pressing F9 editing the Text body, will generate the Text output of the template to preview.

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Test Templates

Once you developed your template, it is wise to test it before you start to use it in you projects. Select the "Test" operation from the template list (see first screenshot above).

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