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Confluence Markup Cheat Sheet by

This cheat sheet contains most used markup syntax for Atlassian Confluance, a few often used Keyboard Shortcuts and lists several Macro names.
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Attention

(1)
Some Markup is not useable in the WYSIWYG editor directly, then you have to use Paste Markup by Ctrl + Shift + D!

Keyboard Shortcuts

C
Create a child page
E
Edit current page
Enter
New Paragraph
Shift + Enter
New Line
Ctrl + Shift + D
Paste Markup text
Ctrl + S
Submit / Save
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Keyboard Shortcut help

Escape

Special characters can be escaped with a backslash , examples: \{, \!, ...

Headings

h1. Biggest heading
h3. Big Heading
h6. Smallest heading
Headings are started with h1. - h6.

Text Effects

*bold text*
bold text
_italics_
italics
{{monospaced}}
monos­paced
-strik­eth­rough-
stri­ket­hro­ugh
+under­line+
no preview
??cita­tion??
- citation
bq. Block quotation
| Block quotation
^supe­rsc­ript^
super­script
~subsc­ript~
no preview
{color­:re­d}red text{c­olor}
no preview

Horizontal Rule

Horizontal Rules are created by a line containing 4 dashes: ----

Text Breaks

Paragraph Breaks are created by blank line.
Line Breaks are implicitly created by a single newline or explicitly by \\ (1)
 

Lists

Simple lists
- item 1
- item 2
- item 3
Bulleted lists
* level 1
* level 1
** level 2
Numbered lists
# level 1
# level 1
## level 2
Mixed lists
# numbered
#* indented bullet

Table (1)

||heading 1||heading 2||heading 3||
|cell A1|cell A2|cell A3|
|cell B1|cell B2|cell B3|

Table with Lists (1)

||Heading 1||Heading 2||
|* Item 1
* Item 2
* Item 3|# Item 1
# Item 2
# Item 3|

Links

[pagename to link to]
[#anchor to jump to]
[pagen­ame­#an­chor]
[space­:pa­gename]
[http:­//e­xternal url to link]

Images

!http:// fully qualified URL!
!attac­hed­-im­age.gif!
!pagen­ame­^im­age.gif!
!space­:pa­gen­ame­^im­age.gif!
 

Macro Syntax

{macro­name}
{macro­nam­e:p­ara­m=v­alue}
{macro­nam­e:p­ara­m1=­val­ue1­|pa­ram­2=...}

Macros

{toc}
Table of Content
{code}
Code block
{section}
Sections on page
{info}
Show info box
{note}
Show warning box
{tip}
Show tip box
{warning}
Show error box
{inclu­de:­pag­ename}
Include page
{style}
Include CSS

Code Block languages

action­script3 bash csharp coldfusion cpp css delphi diff erlang groovy html­/xml java javafx java­scr­ipt perl php powershell python ruby scala sql text vb

Sections (1)

{sect­ion­:bo­rde­r=t­rue}
{colu­mn:­wid­th=­30%}
small column with a width of only 30%.
{column}
{colu­mn:­wid­th=­70%}
larger column with a width of 70%.
{column}
{sect­ion}

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