I have a number list:
When I introduce a panel by hitting shift-enter and selecting a panel macro the list breaks:
How can I use a panel without the list breaking and starting a new numbering?
No joy - I tried the the options described, above, with the backspace to 'stop' the numbering. Doing that just deleted the added line and took me back up to the end of "1." Using the cloud version, if that's relevant. I just want to add info blocks within numbered lists.
Honestly can't believe this is an issue as it's something that should be supported. What's the point of providing the ability to insert an info block in your documentation if you can't do it within a numbered list?? 100% of the time, my numbering restarts. Please fix this...
This is really upsetting. My issue is similar but instead of breaking the list, now it's refusing to break the list and forcing the panel to appear after the numbered list no matter where I try to insert the panel. Nevertheless, you shouldn't have to enter a Street Figher or Contra cheat code in order to use the panels/macros properly.
@Marcelo Teixeira de Melo I can use Shift+Enter to add a code block below a numbered list, as it will consider this part of the same paragraph.
New objects though, like an info panel, seem to break the numbering no matter what I do. I can't believe this is still an issue 2 years later...
Yup. I'm experiencing the exact same problem, which is making documentation quite frustrating since you have to either try to manually number everything yourself, or alternatively avoid using the extremely useful info/warning/error/note panel.
@Fabienne Gerhard Do you know if there is any particular reason why Atlassian seems to be ignoring this particular issue?
Hi @Dave McDonough - welcome to this wonderful community!
I tried to reproduce your problem but it worked fine.
How did you create your list?
What my also help would be put the panel macro right in the text (after your 'a') is automatically moved to the next line because of the wide.
Came here looking for a solution too and none of the suggested workarounds worked.
However, I found my own workaround. It worked for me in the Cloud version with the new editor.
For those who come after me:
I was able to do it using source code editor. That really saved my docs as I need a lot of info/note/warning panels in my instructional docs.
1. Install source code editor app to your confluence if you don't have one. (We're using Source Editor for Confluence but I would assume any one of them would work.)
2. Write your docs as is, with the info panel at the bottom of the list. Publish.
3. Open a published page in the source code editor.
4. Cut the code for panel macro from where it currently is.
5. Paste it in the list item you need it to be, inside the <li> </li> tag, on a new line after your text.
6. Preview to make sure it's in the right place.
8. You have your panel where it belongs.
Downside: you cannot subsequently edit this panel in the native editor (see screenshot below). Which I personally don't care about. I'll just edit it in the source editor if I have to, and be happy with the look of my pages.
I'm a Product Manager on the Confluence Content Experience team. Thanks for sharing your feedback with us. I recognize this isn't a great experience and want to apologize that we haven't pushed out a fix yet. We know this is a highly requested feature.
We have been exploring a few solutions, but have not had the bandwidth to roadmap it yet. We will pick this up as soon as possible and will keep you updated.
In the meantime, I've attached a screenshot of a potential work around using tables with numbered columns. This workaround allows you to put any amount of content that you prefer inside a single cell, and then, jump to the next one that would be the next in the numbering list order.
Additionally, images can be added to a numbered lists directly. Inline images can be inserted as emojis.
Thanks for your patience!
The workaround with a table is crappy too.
In short, it's nothing but bullshit.
And I'm not talking about the trick of doing it in Google Doc and then copy/paste...
I am a little bit confused. I tried this exactly how you described and get this:
Another test showed another workaround, perhaps this is helpful for you:
Let me know, if this workaround helped you.
Adding to the string - I've tried all of the suggestions (Shift + Enter) and everything just restarts the line numbering at "1" again.
If it's any use, I'm using the cloud version of the app and not a local server version (I've seen some reference to editing the underlying HTML with a plug-in, but that only works with the local version of the app).
Why isn't this fixed? Lot of workaround comments, none of which work for me, but no updates on why this isn't being addressed. Just seems to me that this is basic functionality that needs to work - makes info panels almost useless for me. I'm trying to create user documentation and very often I need to put info/warning/notification data within numbered lists.
July 12, 2021, and panels/info boxes still break numbering in the new editor (Cloud version in my case). This is frustrating because Confluence is pushing this new editor hard on users, but it doesn't seem to be as capable as the old editor.
There's no workaround. Any new page uses the new editor by default, and I can't seem to find a way to go back to the old one in order to avoid this. Essentially, you can't use panels (note/info/warning/error) in any document where you also plan to use numbered lists, cause they're going to trash each other.
I will just add that I am trying to do this today with the new editor and I get the new numbering and it does not work no matter how or where I try to hit Shift-Enter. Can this be fixed please?
I see the same think if you try to add a table in a bulleted list which I would also like to do. It just adds the table to the end after all last number in the numbered list. Would like to be able to add info panels and tables to bullets.
I don't understand why this problem hasn't been fixed since it was reported.
The above procedure does not work. Worse, if you apply it, it adds a new empty line...
I add an "info panel" after the a, I get :
I can however insert a snippet code or an image in a numbered list without breaking it. Why not another type of snippet (panel, table, layout...) ?
To get around this problem, I just produced an image of the panel and inserted this image in the list, but this is not an admissible solution, just a crappy workaround (Especially if I have to change the text later, the type...).
Please correct this problem.