Some emojis don't appear when using hide-if or show-if macros

Summary

Some emojis look fine when page is published, but they appear as blue stars when the same page is used in a Live Template macro.

Environment

  • Confluence

  • Visibility

Cause

This is caused by an issue in Confluence which is affecting Visibility and a number of other apps.

Workaround

Stop using Confluence editor emojis and use the built-in emojis found in many OSes:

  1. In Windows 10: Use the emoji keyboard - press the Windows logo key + . (period). The emoji keyboard will appear.

  2. In Mac OS: Use the character viewer.


Resolution

Currently listed as a bug by Atlassian. No timeline has been provided for fixing this bug.