How do you show the Keyboard *symbols* on my own confluence pages?

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How do you show the Keyboard *symbols* on my own confluence pages?

Like the nice ones shown here: https://jira.atlassian.com/secure/ViewKeyboardShortcuts!default.jspa

2 answers

This is done with a combination of CSS and HTML.

Start with a CSS macro (or edit the Look and Feel):

kbd > kbd {
  box-shadow: 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,.2);
  border-radius: 3px;
  padding: .1em .7em;
  border: 1px solid #ccc;
  font-family: Arial, sans-serif;
  background-color: ;
  display: inline-block;
  margin: 0 .1em;
  white-space: nowrap;
  font-size: 1em;
}

Then wrap the key letters and words in HTML:

<kbd><kbd>K</kbd></kbd>

image2015-11-11 16:16:35.png

This will give the same look:

image2015-11-11 16:18:32.png

Thanks @Milo Grika for the swift reply.

I'm a relative newbie on Confluence editing, and have given this a go.

On editing my Confluence page, I proceeded to...

  1. INSERT -->Other Macros --> search for  'CSS' --> Select 'CSS Stylesheet'
  2. Pasted in your text as above into the CSS Stylesheet that appeared
  3. INSERT -->Other Macros --> search for 'HMTL' --> found some suitable results and tried selecting 'HMTL comment
  4. Pasted in  '<kbd><kbd>K</kbd></kbd>' into the HTML Comment that appeared
  5. Save the page


    Result = Nothing new appears on the page.

Am i doing the wrong thing?

How does one 'edit the look and feel' please? 

 

Thanks for your help

First off, you need to use the HTML and exactly the HTML macro. The HTML macro is disabled by default and has to be manually enabled:

image2015-11-12 9:1:14.png --> Add-ons --> image2015-11-12 9:3:2.png --> Confluence HTML Macros --> image2015-11-12 9:4:42.png --> HTML --> Enable

 

Look and Feel changes can be done both Space specifically or site wide:

Site: image2015-11-12 9:1:14.png --> LOOK AND FEEL --> Stylesheet

Space: Space tools --> Look and Feel --> Stylesheet

 

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