The Office Word macro displays the content of a Word document on a page. First attach the document to a page, then use the macro to display the content. When viewing the page, people will see the content of the document, without needing to have Office installed.

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Edit files with your desktop apps

Use the apps on your computer to edit files stored in Confluence. Click on the file, then hit Edit with at the top and download the Atlassian Companion app. After that, you can edit and automatically re-upload edited files to Confluence. Check out Edit files for all the details.



Parameter nameRequiredDefaultParameter description and accepted values

The file name of the Word document to be displayed. The document must be attached to a page on your Confluence site.

pageNoThe page containing the macroThe name of a Confluence page to which the Word document is attached.

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: viewdoc

Macro body: None.

{viewdoc:page=Docs|name=My document.doc}