How to render a tooltip for a glossary entry on a page?

The Glossary macros quite nice for building/searching a glossary.

I'm looking for a way to have the glossary entries appear as tooltips when referenced on a page. I don't see a way to do this. Is there a way?

4 answers

1 accepted

Hi Bill,

I invite you to try our new Glossary 2.0 release which is a solution for your question.


Hello Bill, that suggestion is something that could be added to the corresponding issue tracker for Spectrum Groupe, which is the vendor for this add on. You can find it after this link, and create a ticket for new feature as such they can evaluate that.

Alternatively you can contact them using this information.

Thanks Guilherme for the further information.
You got it Bill, we work around. Some functionalities like add term with a simple highlight in any page or check if a term exists within the glossary (Tooltip) will be released soon. The next version is scheduled beginning Q3 2014.

Thanks all for your collaboration.

Spectrum Support Team

Please do not hesitate to contact us:

We are beginning to evaluate the new version. Feature set looks quite nice.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted Tuesday in Confluence

We want to see the templates you've created in Confluence!

Hi Community, Jessica here from the Confluence Product Marketing team!  July’s community challenge is all about sharing pictures  — and as an extension of our first post on what ...

396 views 17 9
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

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!

Find my local user group

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

Groups near you