The question mark emoticon is saved as the following code:
<ac:emoticon ac:name="question" />
Which is not indexed by the Confluence search engine. However, there is still a possibility to find it by searching through the text of all pages, but this is not a built-in Confluence function. I wrote a user macro for searching and replacing text in Confluence pages, and if you paste the text above into the search box and select your space, then it should be able to find it.
link to user macro source: https://streamline.atlassian.net/wiki/display/STRMLN/Search+and+Replace+User+Macro
Make sure that you select the option "Display only to Administrators" when putting in the information about the macro, and then also put it in a page which is restricted only to you, since if someone tried to do a search and replace improperly they could mess up a lot of pages
First of all, thank you very much for your solution ! I'll use it for sure on our own Confluence instance.
But I must admit that I'm deeply astonished by the fact that Atlassian doesn't index this kind of content, which has a semantic meaning by itself (a question mark, even if turned blue, is ... a question mark).
We'll have to find another option if we want to emphasize a question in a document and make it searchable by default (I don't have access as admin on the Confluence instance...)
Thx a lot,
This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.Read more
Hi Community! Kesha (kay-sha) from the Confluence marketing team here! Can you share stories with us on how your non-technical (think Marketing, Sales, HR, legal, etc.) teams are using Confluen...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find a group
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.Start an AUG
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs