Where is the button to add a Code Block Macro Language

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Code Block Macro

The article mentions Add a new language, but I do not see this button. See screenshot below. Is this normal?

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I don't think that is available for Cloud???

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I'm not sure, but maybe it's something on security settings.

 

Does your account has confluence- or system-administrator permissions?

 

You can configure the Code Block macro to use a specific language and theme by default and also upload new lanuages. You need Confluence Administrator permissions to change the default theme and language and System Administrator permissions to upload new languages.

Regards

 

Steve

I thought that was the case but I looked and I'm part of every role/group in JIRA, including the one for Confluence. So I'm guessing it is not a security setting.

I'm having the same issue though I'm using a cloud instance.  Can someone from Atlassian confirm if adding custom languages for the code block macro is supported or not?  

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Well I am on Server, not Cloud ...but I suppose it's the same on cloud.

Note the following option is available starting from Jira 7.5 on server , it should have been active on Cloud for quite some time now

 

There isn't a button to add/change to a specific language.  Just add a code macro in visual mode , then switch to text mode and you will see something like this :

 

{code:java}
// code placeholder
{code}

 

just replace the java keyword with the language of your choice , you can find the list here: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRASERVER-21067

Strange enough I cant find this list in the official JIRA documentation. Not linked in the release notes either : https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirasoftware/jira-software-7-5-x-release-notes-934719297.html#JIRASoftware7.5.xreleasenotes-tweaksMoreimprovements

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