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The Attachments macro displays a list of files attached to a page.
It also allows users (with appropriate permissions) to:
upload a file to the page, directly from the list
edit attachment properties and labels
delete an attached file (this deletes all versions of the file)
preview image attachments
edit attached Office and PDF documents using the Office Connector.
download all files attached to the page.
You can use the macro parameters to turn off previews if you have very large attachments.
Use the Attachments macro
To add the Attachments macro:
When editing, select from the toolbar
Find the macro by name and select it
Configure it as needed
You can also type / on the page to bring up the same list you'd see by selecting from the toolbar. Continue typing the name of the macro to filter the list.
To edit the Attachments macro:
Select the macro placeholder.
Select the Edit icon to open the configuration panel.
Configure the parameters. Your changes are saved as you go.
Resume editing the page, and the panel closes.
You can also select the centered , medium-width , and full-width icons to adjust the width of some macros. Select the trashcan iconto remove the macro.
Parameters are options that you can set to control what and how content from the macro appears on the page.
If the parameter name used in Confluence Cloud storage format or wikimarkup is different than the label used when inserting macros using the browser or the slash command, it will be listed below in brackets (example).
A comma-separated list of regular expressions, used to filter the attachments by file name. Note that the parameter values must be regular expressions. For example:
A list of labels, used to filter the attachments to display. If you wish to enter more than one label, separate the labels with commas. Confluence will show only attachments that have all the labels specified. (The match is an AND, not an OR.) For information on labeling the attachments, see Use labels to organize pages and attachments.
Include Old Attachment Versions(old)
A value of true will include previous attachment versions in the list.
The sort order for attachments. Note that people viewing the page can change the sort order by clicking the column headings. Valid values are:
Used in combination with the Sort By parameter, to sort the attachments in ascending or descending order.
If selected, the list of attachments will include options allowing users to browse for, and attach, new files.
Used to display attachments from another page. If you do not enter a page title, the macro will display the files attached to the current page.
Used to display a preview of the attached file. If true, preview will be visible when the list item is expanded.
Wiki markup example
Wiki markup is only supported in the legacy editor.
Wiki markup is useful when you need to add a macro outside the editor, for example as custom content in the sidebar, header or footer of a space.
Macro name: attachments
Macro body: None.
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