How do I indent a line of pain text?

I have text like below. The first two lines are existing lines and I have indented the second line couple of months ago. But now I cannot indent the 3rd line. The indent button is disabled. If I go to the start of the second line only the outdent button is enabled.

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Hi Jeevaka,

This was recently removed from Confluence Cloud in the new editor, but you can vote for the feature to return below:

There are a few suggestions listed there for alternatives:

  • Lists continue to support indentation
  • Block quotes provides a good way to differentiate your text (and indent slightly)
  • The info, tip, and panel macros also let you differentiate text
  • Tables can be sized to achieve similar indentation / differentiation.

I hope that helps! Let us know if you have any questions about it.


Thanks ... yeah, just voted.

Good news @Jeevaka Dassanayake - it's coming back :) 

EDIT: This has been resolved in

I created a Greasemonkey/Tampermonkey/Violentmonkey script.
It re-enables the indent and outdent buttons while editing.

I big thank you to Ricky Vincent that provided the solution for the script loading issue in CONFCLOUD-58656

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