For some reason, I cannot figure out how to apply any of the old styles to my images in the new editor. I cannot find how to apply borders, shadows, or state explicit resizing, as we could do before. I'm obviously missing something obvious, haha. Please help, if you are familiar with this. Thank you!
This is due to the new editing experience currently being rolled out for Confluence Cloud. The new Fabric Editor has a few limitations and some nice new features compared to the old editor.
You can resize images in the new editor, just grab the "handle" on the right side of the image. But you can no longer set a specific width in pixels. Also the formatting such as border and shadow is gone.
More info on the new editor here -> https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Confluence-discussions/Try-out-the-new-editing-experience/td-p/1000813
100% agree with this statement. I always set exact images sizes for conformity.
I also find that the new edit does not save the image size when first added to the page. I have to re-edit the page a second time and resize the image again for it to save as I wanted.
Simply put. The new editor is shit!
Add me to the voices distressed these tools were taken away. I use the Drop Shadow effect extensively because it helps to break up the text on word heavy pages. Now I'm going to have to manually apply this to every image before I upload it, which can be an annoying and time consuming process compared to the copy and paste -> instant format supported under the old editor.
Bring back our formatting tools! We use this for software documentation, not writing blog posts!
Seriously Atlassian this new editor experience needs to be an option. You can default it for yourself but please don't enforce this on me. I have loved using this product for several years but I have really started to hate using it this week. I have tried your new editor features and have been patient, but this is really a crap experience and if you force my hand I will start to look for an alternative.
Please add back the ability to create a "New Link" (to a page that doesn't already exist) such as using the '[New page link name...' syntax and don't try to sell me on the new 'Ctrl+K' feature that is half as good as the old version; and add back my image formatting features.
Start listening to your customers, that's how you got to where you are today, but piss them off and they will be gone tomorrow.
the resizing with the handles also does not work if you put an image into a table...also you cannot place images beside each other or resize them alltogether.
Currently this is fairly annoying - even more because there is no way to switch back to the old editor which worked pefectly!!! JIRA at least still has the option to switch back from the crappy new editor to the old one which still has markdown. So far all I can see this year from Atlassian are worse products than they had in 2018. :-(
Almost a year after this original post, and it still hasn't been implemented.
Setting borders was a useful feature that gave our page a more polished and professional look.
Why remove a useful feature in a "new" version?
There's also no way for me to revert back to the old editor. :(
FYI, there's a support ticket for ability to set a specific *image size*
CONFCLOUD-67554 Resize image by pixel on new editor
I'd recommend voting to raise the importance, and perhaps adding comments there
_(I think the tickets are more visible / actually seen by Atlassian?)_
I haven't found one relating to other image formatting (e.g. borders) _yet?_
FYI, apparently there's also a support ticket that includes image borders & shadow:
Image annotations is not available upon clicking on the image
Again, I'd recommend voting to raise the importance, and perhaps adding comments there.
Seriously guys, why would you think this is an improvement?
Not even being a basic option to keep an image at 100%? My images now appear blurry, and are especially bad if they contain text.
The only workaround appears to be to resize the BROWSER until the image is clear!
There have been so many poor "improvements" lately that Confluence is becoming the obstacle to writing clear documentation. My two most hated design "improvements" are to images and table.
I've been hoping that these would be fixed soon, but we're over a year later at it is still broken.
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