User Macro show-if

I created a user macro to use the show-if command but it doesnt recongise it as macro and renders it as plan text.

however the velocity i am using it working fine but i want to use a show-if statement so the info is only displayed when the page is exported.


Here is the content of my user macro

## Macro name: pdf-revision
## @noparams

{show-if:display=printable}
#set($user = $userAccessor.getUser($content.lastModifierName))
#set($dateFormatter = $action.getDateFormatter())
Revision: $content.version by $user.fullName on $dateFormatter.format($content.lastModificationDate)
{show-if}

when thie macro is displayed in a page it renders like the following

{show-if:display=printable} Revision: 25 by Brian Mitchell on Dec 06, 2012 {show-if}

I dont understand though as if i edit the page and use the show-if statment it works with no issues, is this a problem as im using a macro within a macro?

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Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Dec 06, 2012

Hi Brian,

with Confluence 3.x there was the ability to have an output of type wiki markup. With this output, your example works fine.

With Confluence 4, this is not possible (there's no Wiki Markup anymore). A workaround might be to do something like this on the page:

{show-if:display=printable}pdf-revision{show-if}

and remove the "{show-if}" from the pdf-revision-macro

Hope this helps

Cheers

Thomas

This did work, thankyou very much

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