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Format TypeIn Confluence 3.5 and belowIn Confluence 4.0 and aboveWhat you will get 
strong/bold
*strong*
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
<strong>strong text</strong>
strong<b> will also work but get converted to <strong> upon saving
emphasis
_emphasis_
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
<em>Italics Text</em>
emphasis<i> will also work but get converted to <em> upon saving
strikethrough
-strikethrough-
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
<span style="text-decoration: line-through;">strikethrough</span>
strikethrough<s> and <del> will also work
underline
+underline+
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
<u>underline</u>
underline 
superscript
^superscript^
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
<sup>superscript</sup>
superscript 
subscript
~subscript~
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
<sub>subscript</sub>
subscript 
monospace
{{monospaced}}
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
<code>monospaced</code>
monospaced 
preformattedn/a
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
<pre>preformatted text</pre>

 

 

preformatted text
 
block quotes
bq. block quote

or

{quote} 
block
quote
{quote}
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
<blockquote><p>block quote</p></blockquote>
block quote
 
text colour
{color:red}red text{color}
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
<span style="color: rgb(255,0,0);">red text</span>
red text 
small n/a
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
<small>small text</small>

 

 

small text

 
bign/a
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
<big>big text</big>

big text

 

Text Breaks

Format TypeIn Confluence 3.5 and belowIn Confluence 4.0 and aboveWhat you will get
New paragraph
Paragraph 1
(empty line)
Paragraph 2 
Code Block
<p>Paragraph 1</p>
<p>Paragraph 2</p>

Paragraph 1

Paragraph 2

Line break
Line 1 \\ Line 2
Code Block
Line 1 <br /> Line 2

Note: Created in the editor using Shift + Return/Enter

Line 1
Line 2 
Horizontal Rule----
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
<hr />

— symbol

---
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
&mdash;

– symbol--
Code Block
languagehtml/xml
&ndash;

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