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How can I prevent edit icons appearing on a published confluence page?


If I embed a graphic on a published confluence page if I mouse over the diagram, a grey header box appears around the diagram with; pencil (edit) + / - magnification and expander icons. 

If you arbitrarily click inside the diagram it opens the drawing in its own window which is weird. 

I don't see the logic in allowing these icons or opening of the drawing by itself if you click it.  I don't want my users to be able to edit the diagram unless you are actually editing the page.



2 answers

We do now have instance configuration for Confluence Cloud, are you saying you want to be able to switch off direct editing site-wide?

Hi @Craig Arnatt, diagrams are page attachments, so the permissions are those of ability of that user to view and edit those attachments.

If a user with view-only permission for attachments hovers over the diagram, the pencil icon will be disabled.


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