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Exclude Content from PDF Export

In older versions, there was a noprint macro that you could use to exclude content that you didn't want to be included in a PDF export.

How do we do this in the current Confluence version?

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The fabulous @Thomas Schlegel once posted a user macro for this:

This macro should have a rendered body and the following Template:

## @noparams
<div class="NoPrint">$body</div>

Add the following to the PDF Stylesheet:

.NoPrint { display: none ; }

Put the content to be hidden in the body of the macro.

Thomas Schlegel Community Leader Aug 21, 2019

:-)

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Stephanie Grice Community Manager Aug 21, 2019

@Thomas Schlegel is fabulous, it's true! :) 

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@Thomas Schlegel 

Which macro comes from you or where do I have to insert this code into Confluence? Is there a manual?

Thomas Schlegel Community Leader Aug 29, 2019

Hi @Simon Nimführ , 

as an administrator of Confluence, you can create user macros on your own (not for cloud instances, only for server).

I described creating user macros in an article some time ago:

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Confluence-articles/The-Admin-s-tale-User-Macro-filtering-a-Confluence-table/ba-p/459369

It's another use case, but you can find the basics of creating a user macro there.

If you have more questions, don't hesitate to ask. 

Hello,

I used "NoPrint" macro to hide content from confluence page. It works fine when I try to hide certain sentences, but, when I try to hide the entire section, the PDF that gets generated hides the content, but, in the ToC, the section title is added with page number marked as 0. This looks very weird. Is there a fix for this? I do not need the section title that is marked to be hidden to show up in ToC. Thanks.

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