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Space defined template in Cloud

I am trying to create a space defined template for my cloud Confluence and I am facing the following issues:

  • The placeholders texts are not displayed when I create a page based on the template (on edition mode)
  • I cannot write anything on the page based on the template
  • If I add a text variable to the template, then I can put text in it, but I can not add a decision, action, etc in that variable. And if I try to add a decision on the template, on the page based on that template I cannot write anything.

Can someone explain me what I am doing wrong?

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Hello @Nieves_Salor_Moral,

Thank you for contacting us about this. Just to confirm, you aren't editing an existing template that came with your Confluence instance but creating a new one by clicking on Create New Template. Is that correct?

I tested by adding a Placeholder text in a new blank template, and I can confirm when I create a page using the template, the Placeholder text is included. There's a current bug about the Placeholder text not being editable, which might be the bug you are running into.

  • CONFCLOUD-67333 Placeholder text on templates created with the new editor cannot be selected nor edited

Regarding not being able to write anything on a page based on the template, I'm not aware of any issue with that. Could you tell me where you are trying to add text? Are you trying to modify the placeholder text on the page, or the title, for example?

Finally, with text variables, it's not possible to add macros into text variables. Only plain text can be added into the text variable. There is a bug where text variables are not prompting to be filled in when creating a page with the new template editor:

Perhaps this is the behavior you're referring to?



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