Add custom syntaxhighlighting to code block macro

Dear people,

I would like to add a syntax highlighter for a new language to the code block macro of Jira. Only thus far I could not find any documentation how I can achieve this. The only documentation I could find using google is about Confluence. Is it possible to add a new language? If so could anyone point me to the documentation page?

Many thanks!

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Hello,
In Jira you need to develop your own renderer or look for plugins where such a renderer implemented.
For plugin tutorial look here
https://developer.atlassian.com/jiradev/jira-platform/guides/rich-text-editor/tutorial-writing-plugin-for-rich-text-editor-in-jira

Tnx Alexey,

This got me on the right track. I discovered the package Prism on the Market Place. This package supports the Prism syntax highlighter (http://prismjs.com/)

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