Working with Text Effects

The Confluence editor supports most text effects available in standard text editing applications.

Applying paragraph styles

Choose a paragraph style from the editor toolbar, or click in the paragraph and use one of the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+(0–8) .

Screenshot: Choosing paragraph styles from the editor toolbar

Applying character formats

To apply a character format, select the text and click one of the editor toolbar buttons, or use a keyboard shortcut. Some formats are available from the 'More' menu.

Screenshot: Text formatting buttons on the editor toolbar

Format

Shortcut Key

Bold

Ctrl+B

Italics

Ctrl+I

Underline

Ctrl+U

Strikethrough

Ctrl+Shift+S

Subscript

none

Superscript

none

Monospace

none

(info) Choose Clear Formatting from the 'More' menu to remove all formatting.

Applying colours to text

To apply a colour to text, select the text and choose the colour option in the editor toolbar. To see the available colours, choose the dropdown arrow next to the colour option.

Screenshot: Picking colours from the editor toolbar

Aligning text

You can align text to the left, right or centre of a content block. Select the text and click the appropriate alignment option on the editor toolbar.

Screenshot: Left, centre and right alignment options on the editor toolbar

Indenting text

You can move text to the left or right by a predefined sequence of indentations. Confluence determines the size of the indentation. Select the text and click the left or right indentation option on the editor toolbar.

Screenshot: Left and right indentation options on the editor toolbar

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