Does anyone know why TOCs in the wiki display shifted to the right?

Allison Bloodworth abloodworth at
Fri Jun 13 23:07:47 UTC 2008

Hi all,

I did ping Jonathan about the headings, so I believe he will be  
looking into that. Thanks Paul for the "How To" link! I have also  
found many reasons that it would be helpful to upgrade Confluence  
(e.g. reordering child pages: 
  so here's a big thumbs up to an upgrade! +1

Thanks Anastasia for looking into it!

On Jun 6, 2008, at 3:32 PM, Paul Zablosky wrote:

> The Confluence manual describes how we can create our own custom  
> themes and apply our own CSS.  But before we put in too much work on  
> our current version of Confluence (2.5 I believe), we should look  
> into what it would take to upgrade to the latest release.  There's a  
> lot of new flexibility and features that could be of use to us,  
> particularly with navigation.
> By the way, I have often picked whatever heading size looked right  
> on the page, just as Daphne did, without worrying about skipping  
> intermediate levels.  This usually doesn't cause problems.  The  
> solution to the current problem might be a smarter {toc} macro.
> Paul
> Jess Mitchell wrote:
>> Like Daphne said, anyone able to dig into the CSS of Confluence and  
>> make bigger distinctions among our header sizes?  I may be making  
>> this up in a fog of jetlag, but I think Allison was going to ping  
>> Jonathan about this?  But if anyone else has any ideas, that'd be  
>> great.
>> J
>> On Jun 6, 2008, at 2:20 PM, Daphne Ogle wrote:
>>> Great, thanks Paul!
>>> Allison, Jess and I were chatting yesterday about the minimal  
>>> distinction between headings in our current wiki look -- which is  
>>> the reason I've skipped a heading in the page.  I wonder if a  
>>> better solution would be to change the format of headings?  Is  
>>> this even possible?
>>> -Daphne
>>> On Jun 5, 2008, at 3:42 PM, Paul Zablosky wrote:
>>>> Daphne,
>>>>     I did a few experiments with the {toc} macro.  It appears to  
>>>> just set up a fixed set of tab indents, one for each level of  
>>>> heading hierarchy.  If you give it a range as Anastasia suggests,  
>>>> it just sets them up for that range.  Since your page uses only  
>>>> h2 and h4 headings, you can make the toc listing look a bit  
>>>> better by reducing the indent between them, say with  
>>>> {toc:minLevel=2,indent=5px}.
>>>> Paul
>>>> Anastasia Cheetham wrote:
>>>>> On 5-Jun-08, at 11:44 AM, Daphne Ogle wrote:
>>>>>> Here's an example:
>>>>>> I don't see any code that is shifted the 1st level bullets over  
>>>>>> but it
>>>>>> doesn't seem like that would be the default formatting.  Any  
>>>>>> ideas?
>>>>> Daphne, I tried a change that seems to improve it.
>>>>> The issues is that the headings that the ToC is generated from are
>>>>> actually staring at 2nd level, not first, so they are being  
>>>>> indented.
>>>>> I set the {toc} macro to start at level 2 ({toc:minLevel=2}). This
>>>>> seems to prompt it to treat these 2nd level headings as top  
>>>>> level ToC
>>>>> elements.
>>> Daphne Ogle
>>> Senior Interaction Designer
>>> University of California, Berkeley
>>> Educational Technology Services
>>> daphne at
>>> cell (510)847-0308
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Allison Bloodworth
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University of California, Berkeley
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