Memo fields

Memo fields provide you with a full set of editing options.


Each item has a memo field, typically named Description. Admins can add other custom memo fields to items.

You can format text in memo fields and in comments using a rich set of editing tools. You can also insert links and mention other users.

For details about comments, see Collaborate.

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You can insert links to other items and to external pages.

To add a link to an existing item:

Type or click #, and add one of the following prefixes:

  • w for work item

  • s for user story

  • q for quality story

  • e for epic

  • f for feature

  • d for defect

  • k for task

  • t for test

  • r for requirement

  • b for BDD

For example, #dtest searches for the string "test" in the existing defects.

To add a hyperlink to this area:

Click the Insert Link button . You may need to expand a group.

The default supported protocols for links are http;https;td;testdirector;mailto.

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Mention users

To mention a user, type @. Start typing a user's name, or select the user from the list. Your stakeholders and recently-mentioned people are listed highest in the list.

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