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Sorting issue in "Children display" macro

Past one week, I'm noticing an odd problem with the Children Display macro. When I view that macro in the "Preview" pane of a page that I'm editing, the pages are displayed in manual order (i.e., the order that they're actually sorted in in Confluence); but when I publish that macro to a page, the children are sorted in alphabetical order instead.

When I refresh the page, they appear in the right order for just a second, and then suddenly shift to alphabetical order.

How can this be fixed?

Confluence Server Version-7.11.6


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Dominic Lagger Community Leader Feb 14, 2022

Hi @Vignesh Suryanarayan 

Can you confirm, that you do not have any ordering in the macro?


Regards, Dominic

Yes, no sort order set in the macro.

Dominic Lagger Community Leader Feb 14, 2022

But you have manual ordering on the pages itself?
Can you try to manual reorder a page and try again? 

yeah tried that, no luck. 

Dominic Lagger Community Leader Feb 14, 2022

Perhaps, you should then create a ticket at atlassian support.

But provide some more infos and perhaps a video or some screenshots. 

Regards, Dominic

Like Matt Reiner _K15t_ likes this

Will do, thank you. 

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