I'm a using Confluence Cloud and I am trying to insert code on a page.
When I type /code, the code snippet macro appears properly but code formatting and syntax coloring don't seem to work.
This is an example of what I get :
When typing an open parenthesis or curly bracket, it automatically adds the closing one, but that's all. Not indentation, no colors.
Selecting another langage doesn't change anything.
Any idea of how I can get syntax coloring to work?
One more thing: in Confluence settings, I've set "Configure Code Macro" to the followings:
Although these settings are saved, when I add a new code block, the selected langage is not set to Java.
Tested on Chrome and FireFox with same problem.
Thanks in advance!
Hi @Olivier Levrey and welcome to Community!
It looks like you're using the new Confluence Cloud editor (more information here), which is why you don't have as much customization as expected. This is already tracked here: Allow further customization of the "Code" macro in the new editor. You can add yourself as watcher to be updated and you also can vote for this feature to show your interest.
You also can detail your feedback directly from Confluence:
Hope this helps,
Thank you Manon.
I found the first link you gave after Googling a little bit, but I couldn't find the track link! I added myself as watcher as you suggested and upvoted the issue.
I am waiting for it to be resolved now...
By the way: since I am new to Confluence, I don't know much about the previous editor, but I find the new one very clean and easy to use!
I'm also going to say that this ticket should still be open.
Here's my confluence "
code snippet ... with syntax highlighting"
and here's what SQL Server Management Studio can manage
If the Lumière brothers could reproduce color way back in 1907, I think Atlassian can manage it in 2022.
In the interests of showing that full testing should be completed before engaging mouth, I have left my previous response untouched.
What I have subsequently discovered is that it's only grayscale in edit, and that publishing does make a difference.
However, it's still not great for SQL and I would like to see Atlassian make a better attempt.
Here's the Confluence page when published
For balance, Notepad++ can only do similar with Language set to SQL, but then it's a free product and not expected to be bells and whistles.
I'm confused: Why would a new editor (on a premium service) lose such a major feature that everyone else seems to have except Atlassian (...where even free competitors seem to support this)?
Readability is an important feature to those that collaborate with devs for 8 hours/day (on a premium product that's expected to have such a standard feature).
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