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When using the Confluence editor, you can type a trigger character or press a keyboard shortcut to see a list of suggested links, files or macros to add to your page, or to mention another user (and automatically notify them of this).

Summary of

Autocomplete

autocomplete

What You Want you want to Dodo

Trigger Charactercharacter

Keyboard Shortcutshortcut

Description

Add a link on your page

[

Ctrl+Shift+K

See a list of suggested pages or other locations to link to from your page. More...

Display an image, video, audio file or document on your page

!

Ctrl+Shift+M

See a list of suggested images, multimedia files and documents to embed in your page. More...

Add a macro on your page

{

None

See a list of suggestions as you begin typing a macro name. More...

Notify another user by email that you have mentioned them on your page@NoneSee a list of suggested users to mention. More...

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Type '[', or press Ctrl+Shift+K, to see a list of suggested pages or other locations to link to from your page. You can link to pages, user profiles, images, documents and other file attachments.

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Screenshot: Autocomplete for a Linklink

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files
files

Using

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autocomplete for

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images,

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videos,

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audio files and

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documents

You can use the autocomplete as a fast way of embedding images, videos, audio files and documents into your page. Type an exclamation mark or press Ctrl+Shift+M to see a list of suggested images, multimedia files and documents to display on your page. You can use autocomplete to embed the following file types:

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Screenshot: Autocomplete for an Image image or Documentdocument

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macros
macros

Using

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autocomplete for

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macros

Type '{' to see a list of suggested macros to add to your page.

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Screenshot: Autocomplete for a Macro

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mentions
mentions

Using

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autocomplete for

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mentions

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_Autocomplete for Mentions

Cancelling

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autocomplete

The autocomplete starts automatically when you press the trigger characters. You may want to close the autocomplete menu or escape from autocomplete once it has started.

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  • Press the escape key, 'Esc', on your keyboard.
  • Click somewhere else in the editor panel.
  • Press an arrow key to move out of the autocomplete area.
  • For the link autocomplete only: enter a right-hand square bracket, like this: ]

Enabling and

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disabling autocomplete

You can turn off the triggering of autocomplete by the '[' and '!' characters. This will prevent the autocomplete from starting automatically when you press one of the trigger characters. You can also turn it back on again.

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