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Insert the create from template macro

The Create from Template macro displays a button on a page, linked to a specific template. When someone clicks the button, the macro opens the editor, ready to add a new page, and adds content to the page based on the given template.

When adding the macro to the page, you can specify a blueprint or a user-created template in the macro. You will also specify the name of the button displayed, and the space in which the new page will appear.

Use the Create from Template macro

To add the Create from Template macro:

  1. When editing , select from the toolbar

  2. Find the item to be inserted and select it

  3. Select Insert

You can also type / on the page to bring up the same list you'd see by selecting from the toolbar.

To edit the Create from Template macro:

  1. Select the macro placeholder. The floating toolbar appears.

  2. Select Edit. The right panel opens.

  3. Modify the parameters. Your changes are saved as you go.

  4. Resume editing the page, and the panel closes.

Parameters

Parameters are options that you can set to control the content or format of the macro output. 

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).

Parameter

Required

Default

Description

Button Text

 

'Create from Template'

The description that people will see when viewing this macro on the page.

Template Name

 

None

Select the template or blueprint to base the new page on. Only global and user-created templates for the current space appear (unless you have specified a different space in the 'Space Key' field).

Template Title

 

Blank

Specify a default title for pages created using this macro (optional). You can include @currentDate, @spaceName and @spaceKey variables in the title.

Space Key

 

The space where the current page is located

Supply the unique space identifier (space key), to determine where the new page will be created when someone uses this macro to create a page.

Wiki markup example

Wiki markup is not available for this macro. You cannot add this macro via wiki markup.

 

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