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Confluence Cloud - can I insert a small graphic inline with the text? Beats me that such a simple action seems impossible to achieve?

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Hello there Nicholas!

As I understand, you need to insert an image within the same line as your text. Is that correct?

If we are talking about a full blown image, we can format it to fit within the text, but not the inline text itself. If we are talking about emojis, we can surely insert them inline. Here is an example for both cases:

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If you need a special emoji for your text, you can create your own! Here is an screenshot of where you can reach that:

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We need to:

  1. Click the emoji tool at the top bar of the editor
  2. Click Add your own emoji
  3. Type a name for your emoji
  4. Select a file for the emoji
  5. Click to Add emoji

For you to use the emoji, type : followed by the name of the emoji. It should show up as an option!

Let us know if this helps you out Nicholas! Looking forward to your reply.

Thank you for your reply Diago. My frustrations are coming about because the default template menu seems bereft of any formatting tools (seem image). I have come across the toolbar that you are showing but that seems to occur when I do something like import a Word document - otherwise it is not available. 

The company I am working for does not have much experience with Confluence and I wonder whether they have incorporated templates that are out of date? They are using the Cloud version but I'm having to fight every single paragraph to get any sense out of the templates (which seem to be the default templates delivered with Confluence).


Hello there Nicholas!
The toolbar should be present, regardless of the page being a Word import or created directly into Confluence.
Could you send us a screenshot of what you see when you create a page within Confluence and another screenshot of what you see when you import a Word file?
Also, would like to list which templates are problematic? If possible, you can send us screenshots of them.

Looking forward to your reply Nicholas!

Nope.... you put a picture directly onto the page and yes, you get the controls. You put a picture is a Layout element and it has only the delete control. 

Also, you can't put more than one picture on a line, either in a Layout or on the main page.

The placement controls for pictures also seems arbitrary - crushing text willy-nilly (the technical term). 

Writing technical documentation has just been made harder. Does nobody test this stuff first?

NB: I have yet to find any option to see what template is being used.

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