You can add various list of emoticons and special characters to Confluence pages. You can also use them in other places that display content, such as blog posts, comments, the dashboard welcome message and the configuration panels offered by the Documentation theme.
To add a symbol to your page:
- Edit the page.
- Choose Insert > Ω Symbol. This will display the ‘Insert Custom Character’ window.
- Choose a symbol to insert it
There are two ways to add an emoticon, or smiley, to your page.By choosing an emoticon from those available:
By typing a character combination:
- Choose Insert > Emoticon.
- Choose an emoticon to insert it.
You can insert emoticons by typing commonly-used character combinations. For example, the following code appears as an emoticon when the page is rendered.The above example creates this emoticon:This table shows the emoticons (and other icons) available in Confluence, and the character combinations that create them:ImageNotation🙂😦😛😀😉(y)(n)(i)(/)(x)(!)(+)(-)(?)(on)(off)(*)(*r)(*g)(*b)(*y)
❤ </3To undo the conversion of a character combination into an emoticon, press Ctrl+Z (Windows) or Cmd+Z (Mac).To prevent Confluence from converting text to emoticons automatically, disable ‘Autoformatting’ in your user profile. See Editing User Settings.