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ilatypov I'm New Here Apr 02, 2022

Confluence has no way to wrap plain text.  I am even afraid to start a discussion because I remember seeing desperate pleas lasting for a decade.

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ilatypov I'm New Here Apr 02, 2022

The only work-around that does not involve "asking friendly administrators to create a macro for you" seems placing the plain text inside the "pre" tag in the "source editor" (a little less-than, greater-than <> icon in the top right when editing, possibly a result of administrators installing the source editor plugin).  The opening "pre" tag needs a "style" attribute with a value "white-space: pre-wrap".

<pre style="white-space: pre-wrap">PLAIN TEXT WITH LESS-THAN AND AMPERSAND CHARACTERS CHANGED INTO &lt; and &amp;</pre>

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Hi @ilatypov 

Have you tried any of the suggestions listed on this answer?

Ste

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Tobias Cieplik Community Leader Apr 02, 2022

Maybe this helps:
You can put the text in a table cell with fixed width.

Cheers

Tobias

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