Custom colors and HTML

You can configure your own message style, if predefined styles are not enough.

To do this you can use detailed settings of the message colour and add HTML with structure and style description in the message body

What is HTML?

If you are new to HTML (like us) then here is a great introductory guide recommended by our more experienced users. Learn HTML Free in [2021] – Basic HTML Codes for Beginners

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How to set colours in the message?

  1. Choose Message type ‘Custom’.
  2. Additional fields Background color, Text color, Icon, Icon color should appear.
  3. Choose predefined colours Atlassian.
  4. If you can’t find the right colour, press Select a custom color for manual colour selection.

Message colour can be set by code in dynamic templates.

How do I change the color of the text and background in a message?

You can display any HTML as a message. To do this select the Message type ‘Custom’ in the field settings.

<text style="background: black; color: white"> The white message on the black backgroud</text>

Or hex colors

<text style="background: #000000; color: #FFFFFF"> The white message on the black backgroud</text>

Colors: htmlcolorcodes.com

Attlassian Design System: atlassian.design/foundations/color

How to add a scroll to a long message?

<div style="height: 200px; overflow-y: scroll;">
    Long Message<br/>
    Long Message<br/>
    Long Message<br/>
    Long Message<br/>
    Long Message<br/>
    Long Message<br/>
    Long Message<br/>
    Long Message<br/>
    Long Message<br/>
    Long Message<br/>
    Long Message<br/>
    Long Message<br/>
    Long Message<br/>
</div>

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