User's Guide

Adding macro

There are two different methods to add the Advanced Children display macro:

Adding macro with shortkey

Just follow these steps to add ACDC macro to your Confluence page:
  1. 1.
    Open the page where you want to insert the macro.
  2. 2.
    Click on the Edit button.
  3. 3.
    Select the place where you want to insert the macro and start typing {Advanced Children Display
4. Click on the macro, and you are all set. It should look like this:

Adding macro via the Macro browser

  1. 1.
    Open the page where you want to insert the macro.
  2. 2.
    Click on the Edit button.
  3. 3.
    On the toolbar click on Insert more content icon (+) and select Other Macros
4. Start typing Advanced Children Display in the search panel. Alternatively you can find the macron in "Visuals & images" category.

Editing macro's properties

  1. 1.
    In page editing mode find the Advanced Children Display macro.
  2. 2.
    Click on the macro, and click on Edit
3. Edit macro parameters.
4. Save changes and publish page.

Macro parameters

Parent Page

Here you can specify the parent page. This is the page whose children will be displayed. It can come from either th current space, or a different space as well.
  • pagename - lists the children of a specified page
  • spacekey:pagename - lists children of a specified page in a specified space
Default value: The actual page.

Depth of Descendants

Here you can enter a number to specify the depth of descendant pages to be displayed. For example, when the value is 2, the macro will display two levels of children pages.
Default value: All levels
Show Table of Contents by default
Here you can define, if you want to display the headers hidden or expanded, when the page loads.
  • Hide all - When you open the page, all header blocks will be closed.
  • Expand all. When you open the page, all header blocks will be opened.
Default value: Hide all

Minimum Heading Level

Select the highest heading level to start your Table of Contents list. For example, entering 2 will include level 2 and all lower headings, but will not include level 1 headings.
If you set up 0 then no headers will be displayed.
Default value: 1

Maximum Heading Level

You can select the lowest heading level to be included. For example, entering 2 will include level 1 and 2 but will not include level 3 and below headings.
Default Value: 6
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Adding macro
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Editing macro's properties
Macro parameters
Parent Page
Depth of Descendants
Minimum Heading Level
Maximum Heading Level