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JSON syntax highlighting in confluence code block

Khun Ivan Apr 15, 2016

How i can make JSON syntax highlighting in confluence in code block?

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Robert Massaioli Atlassian Team Apr 17, 2016

Sounds like what you need is a Better Code Macro for Confluence Cloud: https://cloud-code-macro.atlassian.io/redirect/install

I wrote this add-on and I think it's pretty cool! Let me know what you think.

William Carr Aug 26, 2016

It is pretty cool but the preview does not work. I'm able to add "better code block" macros but when I hit preview in my Confluence document I briefly see a waiting gear where the better code block macros are but then I see nothing in the place where the waiting gears were. If I hit save I see the code blocks rendered as expected.

Robert Massaioli Atlassian Team Aug 28, 2016
Munish Desai Jan 25, 2017

Can this macro be installed on Confluence server?

Also, it seems that the default code macro doesn't display the color highlighting when used in Questions.  Why would this be?  Isn't it the same code macro in both the page editor and Questions editor?

How does one make a new macro appear in the macro browser when trying to insert code in Questions?  Only the default code macro appears.

Robert Massaioli Atlassian Team Jan 28, 2017

This add-on is only available for Atlassian Cloud. Sorry.

In questions you should be able to start with the { character to load macros. 

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Marcel Nick Jul 14, 2017 • edited Aug 03, 2017

We have developed a Confluence  macro  which provides syntax highlighting for JSON Objects . 

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Nar Kumar Chhantyal Nov 23, 2018 • edited Dec 23, 2018

Hi Khun,

I recently created custom code syntax highlighter for Confluence Cloud https://marketplace.atlassian.com/apps/1219685/code-syntax-highlighter

This covers many programmings languages and text formats including JSON. It's free plugin for now, please try it and let me know if it solves your problem. Thank you.

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Mayur Jain I'm New Here Dec 06, 2018
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Robert Galovic Feb 28, 2019

I wrote a brush for JSON for the code macro - see here (just c&p):

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Confluence-questions/how-to-highlight-JSON/qaq-p/285735

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