This redmine plugin adds the ability to use a CUT macros in the issue description
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Redmine Cut Tag Plugin

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This plugin enables you to use the cut macro to hide text in Redmine.


This plugin version is compatible only with Redmine 2.x and later.


  1. To install the plugin

    • Download the .ZIP archive, extract files and copy the plugin directory into #{REDMINE_ROOT}/plugins.


    • Change you current directory to your Redmine root directory:

      cd {REDMINE_ROOT}

      Copy the plugin from GitHub using the following command:

        git clone plugins/redmine_cut_tag
  2. Update the Gemfile.lock file by running the following commands:

     rm Gemfile.lock  
     bundle install
  3. Restart Redmine.

Now you should be able to see the plugin in Administration > Plugins.


The plugin enables you to hide text behind a link in Redmine project descriptions, issue descriptions and notes, Wiki, etc.

To hide the text, use the {{cut_start}} and {{cut_end}} tags.

For example:

This text will be hidden by default.

The text wrapped by the tags is hidden by default. To read the text, click the Show link. hidden text

To hide the text again, click the Hide link.
visible text

You can also add an optional title before the hidden text under using the {{cut_start(title)}} and {{cut_end}} tags.

For example:

{{cut_start(Application logs)}}
Rendered tagging/_tagcloud (4.4ms)
Query Load Including Associations (0.1ms)
Rendered issues/_sidebar (17.2ms)

text hidden under title
text displayed under title


Danil Tashkinov,


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