Tip Macro

Using the Tip macro, you can highlight a helpful tip on a Confluence page. The macro creates a green-coloured box surrounding your text as shown below.

Tip Macro Example

This text is displayed inside the tip macro.

Using the Tip macro

To add the Tip macro to a page:

  1. In the Confluence editor, choose Insert > Other Macros.
  2. Find and select the required macro.

Speeding up macro entry with autocomplete:

Type { and the beginning of the macro name, to see a list of suggested macros. Details are in Using Autocomplete.

To edit an existing macro: Click the macro placeholder and choose Edit. A macro dialog window will open, where you can edit the parameters of the macro.

Parameters

Parameters are options that you can set to control the content or format of the macro output. Where the parameter name used in Confluence storage format or wikimarkup is different to the label used in the macro browser, it will be listed below in brackets (example).

Parameter

Default

Description

Optional Title
(title

none

The title of the tip. If specified, it will be displayed in bold next to the icon.

Show Tip Icon
(icon

true

If cleared, the icon will not be displayed.

Code examples

The following examples are provided for advanced users who want to inspect or edit the underlying markup for a Confluence page. 

Macro name: tip

Macro body: Accepts rich text.

Storage Format example

<ac:structured-macro ac:name="tip">
  <ac:parameter ac:name="icon">false</ac:parameter>
  <ac:parameter ac:name="title">My title</ac:parameter>
  <ac:rich-text-body>
    <p>This is my hint.</p>
  </ac:rich-text-body>
</ac:structured-macro>

Wiki markup example

{tip:icon=false|title=My title}
This is my hint.
{tip}

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