Confluence: formatting wide monofont so it's readable in PDF output

I have some terminal output from a command-line utility that's 125 characters wide. It's in a tabular format so it's important that it not wrap. Neither Preformatted style nor the Code Block macro produce good results in the PDF. Any other ideas? Here's a sample:

============ SERVER =======================================================================================
= Name Version Free Mem CPU% Uptime =
= ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- =
= 1.0.0-SNAPSHOT (13a78a9357) 840Mb . 01:15:14 =

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Hi Robert,

have you tried creating a user-macro and wrap the text in this usermacro?

E.g. you could create a new user-macro called "command" with code

# @noparam

<p class="command">$body</p>

Then add the following CSS to the Content Formatting section in your PDF template:

p.command {
    font-size: x-small;

This will output all text wrapped in the macro in font-size "x-small".

Does this help?


Davin Studer Community Champion Jul 15, 2014

I was going to suggest the same thing and I had tried it on my system and could not get it to work. The "p.command" selector is not specific enough. Not only that it looks like the code macro overrides some other sytles with !impotant, so it's kinda tricky finding the right selector that has enough specificity.

That pointed me in the right direction. I used this macro:

<pre class="pre-small">$body</pre>

And this in Content Formatting:

pre.pre-small {
font-size: smaller

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Daniel Wester Community Champion Jul 15, 2014
Put it in a Confluence table. I do t think that PDF has a nowrap directive.

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