After upgrade, how do I change all bullets back to left-justified instead of centered?

After upgrading to Confluence 5.1, all bullets on all pages are now centered instead of left-justified. What do I do to get them back to left-justified?

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Hi Kathleen,

It usually happens because of some customization on your Confluence side. Check if there any CSS created for your Confluence on Confluence Admin > Stylesheet and Confluence Admin > Layout. You might have already some code that's causing this, or you might force the bullets to be left by using a new CSS (in case you don't have customizations to be changed).

Here is an example that might help: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9018686/how-can-i-make-a-centered-left-aligned-variable-width-bullet-list-with-css

Cheers!

I don't believe we have any customization for this.

When you highlight the bullets in edit mode, do they show up as being left-justified in the formatting bar?

We're in the same boat too. The source of the bullet list element centering is coming from the user agent stylesheet.

li {
  display: list-item;
  text-align: -webkit-match-parent;
}

Our fix was to add a CSS rule to the footer of the page that changes the text-align from match-parent to initial.

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