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Where did the Panel Macro go?

Where did the Panel Macro go?

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Sharon Helms Community Leader Oct 04, 2019

Hi Heidi,

If your site has the new Confluence Cloud editor, the Panel Macro is gone. It's been replaced by a number of specific panel macros such as Info panel, Error panel, and so on. (I've attached a screenshot below of the choices available.)

There's an open request for Atlassian to Bring back the original panel macro feature if you'd like to add your vote and comments.

Best wishes,
Sharon

Screen Shot 2019-10-04 at 10.03.26 AM.png

Jimmy Seddon Community Leader Oct 10, 2019

Hi @Heidi_Adams,

If this answer solved your issue you should mark it as the accepted answer so that it may help other users in the future!

-Jimmy

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If you are using cloud: Panel Macro is still available in my instance. Maybe try to clear your cache or try to log off and on again :)

Same for Server... Panel Macro still available in the latest version.

The rather good and detailed e-learning skillbuilder from Atlassian University called Confluence Content Management (https://training.atlassian.com/confluence-content-management) recommends using the old Panel macro. In fact, in that e-leaning course Atlassian states that the old Panel macro is key to creating ordered pages that are easy to read and maintain.

Really makes you wonder why they removed a macro they themselves believe was very important. On a side note it is also peculiar that the e-learning course has not been updated.

Panel macro really added a lot of value for us. I see dozens of people around here that have the same feeling. I hope this helps to bring this macro back!

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In new editor Panel Macro is missing!
Its open a case here to bring him back, so please vote to bring back the Panel Macro:

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONFCLOUD-67825

Voted! thanks Marius!

There is also a slightly older issue logged asking to bring back the panel macro: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONFCLOUD-66752

Voted on this one too - I see it has about 20 more comments... I really hope they bring this back. 

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Panel macro has gone. It has not been replaced by anything.

The new panel are nothing like the panel macro, for instance, you cannot add another macro inside that them. (For instance a table of contents.)

Using Atlassian products has become so frustrating.

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