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why does the code block macro not render plain text as plain text?

Kate Clark Community Manager Jan 10, 2020

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Diego Atlassian Team Apr 10, 2020

Hello @Kate Clark !
As explained by @Lenin Raj Rajasekaran , the PlainText formatting is used in Confluence when you need to insert some text string where formatting similar to code formatting is needed.

I would like to add that the Code Block macro has been removed from the New Editor (Fabric) and was replaced by the Code Snippet element. You can check more information about this here:

Let us hear from you!

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Hi @Kate Clark 

"PlainText" is a format within codeblock. Meaning it could be used for any piece of text that isn't code but needs code like formatting.

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