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Using Wiki Markup

What You Did Before

What to Do Now

Typing wiki markup

Typed text and wiki markup into the Wiki Markup Editor pane.

Start typing wiki markup – try it and see what happens!

Pasting wiki markup

Pasted wiki markup into the Wiki Markup Editor pane.

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DOC:_QRG_InsertWikiMarkup
DOC:_QRG_InsertWikiMarkup

Formatting Text

What you did before

What to do now

Bold text

Typed an asterisk '*', your text, then another asterisk in wiki markup. Example:

Code Block
*Surf's Up*
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DOC:_QRG_AutoformatBold
DOC:_QRG_AutoformatBold

Heading levels

Typed the heading level in wiki markup. Example:

Code Block
h2. Midnight at the Lost and Found
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DOC:_QRG_AutoformatHeading
DOC:_QRG_AutoformatHeading

Underlining, italics, superscript, subscript

Typed the wiki markup characters before and after your text.

Type the wiki markup just as you did before. Autoformat will convert it as you type.

Left, centre and right alignment

Not available in previous versions of Confluence.

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DOC:_QRG_Alignment
DOC:_QRG_Alignment

Indentation

Not available in previous versions of Confluence.

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DOC:_QRG_Indentation
DOC:_QRG_Indentation

Quotation

Typed the {quote} macro in wiki markup. Example:

Code Block
{quote}Life is a lemon.{quote}

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DOC:_QRG_Quotation
DOC:_QRG_Quotation
Or type bq. in the editor

Colour

Typed the {color} macro in wiki markup. Example:

Code Block
{color:green}Bat out of Hell.{color}
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DOC:_QRG_Colour
DOC:_QRG_Colour

Adding Macros

What you did before

What to do now

Adding a macro to your page.

Typed curly brackets, the macro name and parameters. Example:

Code Block
Read 'em and weep: {blog-posts}
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DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteMacro
DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteMacro
Code Block

Or type bq. in the editor

Adding Symbols and Emoticons

What you did before

What to do now

Smiley

Typed a colon and a round bracket. Example:

Code Block
:)
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DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteSmiley
DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteSmiley

Tick or check mark

Typed a forward slash in round brackets. Example:

Code Block
(/)
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DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteTick
DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteTick

Linking text

What you did before

What to do now

Linking to a Confluence page

Typed the text and pasted the page name inside square brackets. Example:

Code Block
[Modern Girl|Modern Girl song lyrics]
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DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteLinkPage
DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteLinkPage

Linking text to a web page

Typed the text and pasted the link inside square brackets. Example:

Code Block
[Modern Girl|http://www.example.com/song]
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DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteLinkWeb
DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteLinkWeb

Linking to a page that does not yet exist

Typed the name of the non-existent page inside square brackets. Example:

Code Block
[Future of the Modern Girl]
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DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteLinkNew
DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteLinkNew

Linking to an attachment

Typed '^' and the attachment name inside square brackets. Examples:

Code Block
[^attachment name]
[Page Name#^attachment name]
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DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteLinkAttachment
DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteLinkAttachment

Using bulleted and numbered lists

What you did before

What to do now

Adding bullets

Typed an asterisk '*' in wiki markup. Example:

Code Block
My list:
* Bad Attitude
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DOC:_QRG_AutoformatBullet
DOC:_QRG_AutoformatBullet

Adding numbered items

Typed a hash '#' in wiki markup. Example:

Code Block
My list:
# A Time for Heroes
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DOC:_QRG_AutoformatNumbered
DOC:_QRG_AutoformatNumbered

Adding line breaks in a numbered/bulleted list

Started a new line. Typed a double slash for an empty line. Example:

Code Block
//

Press Shift+Enter.

Using tables

What you did before

What to do now

Adding a table

Typed pipe characters '|' in wiki markup. Example:

Code Block
||  || Title || Owned ||
| 1  | 	45 seconds of ecstasy | Y |
| 2  | 	Amnesty Is Granted |   |
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DOC:_QRG_AutoformatTable
DOC:_QRG_AutoformatTable

Editing a table

Edited the text and shuffled the pipe characters around.

Learn the keyboard shortcuts for table editing. Click the help icon on the editor toolbar to see a list of shortcut keys.

Displaying images

What you did before

What to do now

Displayed an image attached to the page

Typed/pasted the image name inside exclamation marks '!'. Example:

Code Block
!NoMatterWhat.png!
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DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteImage
DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteImage

Displaying an image attached to another page

Typed/pasted the page name, a '^' and the image name inside exclamation marks. Example – to display an image that is attached to the page titled 'Home By Now':

Code Block
!Home By Now^NoMatterWhat.png!

_Exactly the same as when the image is attached to the same page, or use the new "Search" tab in "Insert" > "Image"

Embedding multimedia files

What you did before

What to do now

Embedding a video, movie or audio file into a page

Used the wiki markup image format. Example:

Code Block
!HotPatootie.mov|height=800,width=600,id=media!

Use the Multimedia macro.

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DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteMultimedia
DOC:_QRG_AutocompleteMultimedia

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