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Nested Expand Macro with Wiki-Markup Edited

Hello,

Im trying to create nested Content with the Expand Macro. To do that i create an Expand Macro with title and Content in another Expand Macro (Also with title). Im doing this with REST by using the Wiki-Markup format.

Whenever I insert the Mark-up it wont get nested cause of the "closing" Expands. They are building their own Macro. Anyone know has an idea if there is something like a workaround?

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{Expand: Stage One}
Content of Stage One.
{Expand: Stage Two}
Content of Stage Two.
{Expand}
{Expand}

 Is this expected behaviour or a bug?

Edit: Found the Report on Jira.. Still looking for a workaround.

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Thomas_Schlegel Community Leader Aug 02, 2017

Hi Katja,

yes, this is the behaviour with wiki markup. You can't nest two macros with the same name since there is no opening and ending tag.

This blog post describes a workaround with a custom expand macro for every sub-expand: 

https://ffeathers.wordpress.com/2011/08/20/nested-expand-macros-in-confluence-wiki/

It works, since every stage has its own macro. I didn't try that, but it is definitely worth a try, if you need it.  

macroissue.PNGWhen I attempt to add the expand macro to a row in a Confluence table, it drops it to the bottom of the table, outside the borders. This is new as of recent Confluence updates.

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