I don't know what else to call that, but when I create links in the new editor, often they appears in rectangular boxes (bubbles) with a little blue icon on the left, as shown below:
Then when I'm using the "Blog Posts" macro, they don't appear as bubbles but the full URLs, and I can't tell what the link goes to:
I want them to be the link text which is inside the bubbles. How do I disable the bubble behavior?
Interesting question and I was wondering why I had a page where some links were bubble links and others were not. So I did a little investigation and I know why :-)
Hi @Rory Apperson ,
Unfortunately, the behavior you're seeing is a default when you add a link URL in either the new editor in Confluence -- and also in Jira!
@Mike_Bowen mentions one workaround (type the text first, then use CTRL+K to add the URL to the text.
Another workaround -- which is unfortunately not documented anywhere!-- After you paste in a link URL, right after you see the autoformat behavior, use CTRL+Z to undo the autoformat. Then you can click on the URL text, and you will have the option to type in the link text of your choosing.
** this is a particularly important workaround for anyone who is linking to files on shared Google drives -- which are incompatible with the autoformat behavior, and throw this terrible error. Atlassian knows of the issue, but is not currently supporting shared (team) Google drives:
Hope this helps,
Well this is disappointing. I'm not sure anyone wants bubble links, and as I showed in the post they don't appear in the blog posts macro -- the full URL does, which is not helpful. Furthermore, having to type the text you want instead of the bubble every time is annoying.
Hey Community 👋, Following the recent release of the new editor, we will be releasing the ability for users to convert existing pages from the legacy editor to the new editor. We’ve been resp...
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