Import From Excel, Force a Carriage Return

Wednesday, November 13, 2013


I am using the Requirements tab in the Excel export template to import requirements into SpiraTest v4.0. For column C (Requirement Description) I have celss with mulitple lines of text (i.e., there is a carriage return after each line of text). When this imports into SpiraTest the carriage returns are lost. Is there a method, such as a special character, that I can use to force the carriage returns to be retained when the text is imported into SpiraTest?

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help!

2 Replies
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
re: dawinkler Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Hi Dave

Absolutely, just use the <br /> HTML tag.



Thursday, November 14, 2013
re: inflectra.david Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Thanks Adam (I should have figured that one out myself). Just tried and it worked perfect.



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