Confluence Hide Macro

Hi All,

 

I have seen the macro's self-referenced documentation: https://bobswift.atlassian.net/wiki/display/RUN/Hide+Macro

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!

Akash

2 answers

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

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.

Bob Swift, i would like to ask if some Regex examples of what to put directly into the Hide Macro.  I am using very very basic regex and it is not working

 

I want to hide unless  the current user id on the form is one of several

showif = $current_user_id:csweet|srinehart|wknapp

I have also tried

showif = $current_user_id:(csweet|srinehart|wknapp)

 

neither have worked

 

only csweet is shown the panel if i have it as 

showif = $current_user_id:csweet

or

showif = $current_user_id:cweet:srinehart:wknapp

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