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How to change font size in paragraph or code blocks?

Is there a way to change the size of a font in paragraph blocks and code blocks? Paragraph blocks are less troublesome but lack of auto-hyphenation or justification makes for clunky appearance and wasting space when crowding in diagrams around text.

Code blocks, however, really need to change font size to fit a long line sometimes. Scroll bars really don't work well when page or viewing space is limited. Also, code blocks generally need to be more flexible.

Suggestions? I'm happy to figure out CSS scripts if I really need to do so but I need a lead to find out where to begin. (We've been using Confluence over two years.)

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Bill Bailey Community Leader Mar 24, 2022

Hello @Christopher Ison , you can update the site-level or space-level CSS files to do what you want.

If you want more control over just certain instances, you can create a user macro to handle local formatting (the best use model is to just add a classed div tag, and then have the CSS at the site level, to avoid reloading a CSS file multiple times on a page.

Thanks for the quick reply. I found that changing anything to do with the CSS requires admin rights, which I do not have. And the admin are busy doing "real" work, so this is unlikely to be satisfied in our workflow anytime soon.

Thanks for your help!

Bill Bailey Community Leader Mar 24, 2022

"Real" work as in not supporting users? ;-)  Yes, any fix requires admin rights, at least at the space admin level.

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