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Confluence is an enterprise-class collaboration and wiki system from Atlassian.

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How can I create a search box that only searches within a table in a wiki page in Confluence?

I have very long table with 2 columns: Column A Column B Word 1 Blahblah 1 Word 2 Blahblah 2 Word 3 Blahblah 3 Word 4 Blahblah 4 I'd like to hide it and instead ask the user to type a word in a ...
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How to see formatting pasted from another source in Confluence

When you paste content onto a Confluence page, the formatting is pasted also if that color is not in your color picker. That's one situation in which the problem occurs. Here's the Confluence article ...
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How can one make a wiki page in a personal space editable by someone other than the owner of the personal space in Atlassian Confluence?

I created a page in my personal space Atlassian Confluence and gave edit access to someone: I can see the edit option on my side: but the other person can't. In the personal space permission, only ...
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How can I remove numbers from headings?

Accidentally clicked that little numbering menu next to the paragraph type menu and now all my headings have numbers on them: 1. Basics ... 1.1 Overview and so forth. How can I make those go away ...
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Searching files in Confluence

I'm using for the first time a Confluence site where lots of files are stored. The URL has this format: https://companyname.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/projectname/ I was trying to find a file whose ...
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How can I bubble up public material while keeping a strict ACL in Confluence

Confluence permission ACL description: https://confluence.atlassian.com/doc/permissions-and-restrictions-139557.html I am needing to make material publicly seen on pages that are permission restricted....
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This page isn't available despite having access

In one of our Confluence team spaces, we are consistently experiencing the problem of content not rendering (despite us having access to space) More specifically, symptoms are as follows Most other ...
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Difference between active and passive groups in Atlassian Crowd

While it is possible to make a group in Atlassian Crowd active or passive, they are still synchronized with the connected Confluence instance. In Confluence there is no option for a state like active ...
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Nested list in draw.io?

I am using an embedded draw.io diagram in Confluence, and I can't seem to find a way to create a nested list. In Confluence, you can add markup, which does the trick, but draw.io doesn't seem to ...
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Is there a way to create custom reports in Confluence?

My company uses Confluence as a sort of knowledge base. I am a user of the system but not an administrator. We try to encourage people to make entries in Confluence often, to share what they know with ...
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An exact auto-updated copy of another Confluence page

I have two separate Confluence spaces which shares some identical pages that I need to update from time to time and I want these pages to have exactly the same content in both spaces. I see four ...
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Shortcut for Confluence macro settings

When editing a confluence page you can use the open curly brace to get a shortcut menu for the macros. For exampl {Code will select the code macro. If you insert the code macro and double click on it,...
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Draw.io in Confluence: For multiple overlayed workflows button to focus on different workflows

Draw.io (Draw.io plugin v 6.3.4.1) in Confluence: I am making a diagram that shows multiple workflows, to be displayed in confluence. I would like a way, say with buttons, to help viewer focus on ...
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Add or Remove Individual Cells in Confluence

I have a table in Confluence where certain cells have been deleted. I can't find any way to add individual cells to complete the table, or to remove individual cells to cause the rest to shift "back ...
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What happens with an excerpt from a site the user hasn't access to?

Imagine the following scenario: - Parentsite (open for whole space) - Childsite (readable for User A only) Parentsite contains an excerpt from Childsite. User A of sees the site correctly with ...
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Can Confluence show all inline comments on a page?

It is easy to lose inline comments on a page because you have to notice the very light yellow highlight on text. Yet, inline comments are invaluable in a collaborative environment. Is there a way to ...
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Insert a section that appears only according to user's permissions

When editing a Confluence page, is there a way to insert some text block or section that is only shown to specific users based on their permissions or roles? I know that a workaround may be to split ...
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How to know how many questions there are in a Confluence Questions database?

I'm using Confluence Questions as a knowledgebase for my team. Although there is a stats page, I cannot seem to find simply how many questions are in the database at a given moment. The stats are ...
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Can Jira's allowable-component list come from Confluence?

Can Jira source a list of allowable-components from a set of articles (labeled things) in Confluence? I am thinking that Jira Components, such as when they are restricted to a fixed list, represent ...
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Is there a macro to list spaces for which a user has admin permissions?

This would be useful when needing to make changes to spaces in bulk or batches. The Spaces List Macro doesn't have a permissions or user parameter.
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Is it possible to default to zoomed in on a draw.io object in confluence?

When adding a draw.io macro/drawing to confluence, is it possible to have the drawing zoomed in to a particular section of the drawing by default?
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Is there a way to put TODO marker in Confluence pages, then find all pages with this marker?

I'm looking for a way to put TODO markers on Confluence pages. SO I could then see TODO items in all documents. Just the way it's done in Visual Studio and other IDEs.
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How can I paste text into Confluence without losing formatting?

I have some verbiage in a plain-text email that I would like to paste into a Confluence doc. How can I do this without losing the formatting? In particular, there are some columns of numbers aligned ...
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How to make macro's inline in Confluence

I am trying to use the highlight macro to highlight a word inline, similar to this: I only want the word this to be grey. When I use the Confluence editor, I create this: Next, I ensure that inline ...
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Is there a way to use hyperlink from within draw.io

Is there a way to include a hyperlink from the text in one of the draw.io objects? This would help to link from the diagram to relevant Confluence pages.
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Confluence naming rules for folders created through WebDAV

When I try to create folders in Confluence using WebDAV, I frequently run into issues. For example, these directory names don't seem to be allowed: css images Code example: chris@localhost /...
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Can Confluence be used as a Yammer or Facebook replacement?

We are evaluating Confluence as a wiki and the foundation for a company intranet. We have previously used Yammer, with it's Facebook like social activity stream (post a thought, a link, a photo, and ...
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Shortcut key for monospaced character format in Confluence

I know the {{...}} markup but it's rather cumbersome. Is there a shortcut key to set the selected text to monospace in Confluence or is it possible to set up one somehow?
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Find recent changes in confluence wiki

How do I view recently changed pages in a confluence space?
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Annotation in Atlassian Confluence

Could anyone suggest me way to make annotations in Confluence pages like Microsoft Word does? I found no such option in documentation.
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Removing the footer from Confluence Documentation Theme

I'm using Atlassian Confluence 4.2.6 with the Documentation Theme and would like to completely remove the footer (the thing on the bottom of e.g. this page). I know how to change the default text or ...
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How to create automatically numbered figure captions in Atlassian Confluence?

Are there any macros or other way in Atlassian Confluence documentation tool (wiki) to create automatically numbered figure / table captions?
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