Confluence Hide Macro

Hi All,


I have seen the macro's self-referenced documentation:

I want to use the macro to hide content from all but a few individuals. I tried using

literal = false
showif = myname:$user

but the content stays hidden.

Please provide a reference to examples hiding or showing content based on user identity.



Many Thanks!


2 answers

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You could try the Visibility macro from ServiceRocket. It works for me.

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The Hide macro works with regex matching and you are not going to get a match of myname with $user as both are text values unless you have this included in a run macro where user is one of your user defined variables. 

Milo's answer is appropriate if you are just changing view of content based on users and groups.

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