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 metadata names

The following characters can not be used for metadata.

CharactersWhy?
( ) * . : ; < > ? / \\ | # ^ \Confluence and Jira and installed apps use these

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 a value reference
&Ampersands are used to mandate (OR → AND) all list items in setting conditions
!Exclamation marks are used to negate conditions
[ ]Used to denote links in wiki markup

See also