Prohibited characters

Use of the following characters inside macro parameter values can result in a syntax error.

CharactersWhy?
{ }
Curly braces are used to denote macro tags
|Pipes are used as a delimiter for macro parameters

Prohibited characters for labels

The following characters can not be used for content labels.

CharactersWhy?
! # & ( ) * , . : ; < > ? @ [ ] ^Confluence places these restrictions on labels

Prohibited characters for state names

The following characters can not be used for state names.

CharactersWhy?

: , ; < > @ / \\ | # [ ] { } ^ \

Confluence places these restrictions on characters

Special characters

The following characters have special meaning and may cause unexpected results if used improperly.

CharactersWhy?
,Commas are used as a delimiter in comma-separated lists
@"At" symbols are used to denote Value References
&Ampersands are used to mandate (OR → AND) all list items in Conditions
!Exclamation marks are used to negate Conditions
[ ]Used to denote links in wiki markup