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Where are my 'delete' buttons next to the attachments?

In the attachments overview I used to have delete buttons for deleting attachments. Now they are gone and I can't delete attachments.

My permissions haven't changed, I'm still site-admin. How can I delete attachments from my spaces?

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Hi @Anak Fermont ,

delete attachment permission is per space and you could have not this permission even if you are a Confluence site admin. Please check your permissions for a single space.

Hope this helps,


Hi @Fabio Racobaldo _Herzum_ 

Thanks for your answer, but this is not the solution. I am also the space admin.

Please could you share me a screenshot?

Sure, next to that I've added a screenshot of my permissions in the space.


Here is the space details. Where do you need to delete attachments from?

Like Srinatha T likes this

I used to delete the attachments from the attachments page (see screenshot), but now I don't have the buttons anymore.screen_attacments.PNG

Based on the following doc it seems that you can't do that. Are u sure that you can do that previously?

Like Srinatha T likes this

Maybe I'm misreading... but where does the the documentation say I can't do that?

This screenshot tells me I should be able to delete attachments, right?


Like Srinatha T likes this

That screenshot is related to an attachments macro on a specific page. From a page you should be able to do that.

Your previous screenshot was related to space attachments. This is the related content :


View all attached files in a space

To view all the files in a space:

  1. Go to the space in Confluence Cloud.

  2. Select Space Settings from the sidebar. 

  3. Select Attachments from the Manage pages card.

Alternately, you can insert the space attachments macro on a page to display a list of all the attachments in a space. If you use this method, you can use the filters to display only files with a particular label or file extension. 

Output of the space attachments macro for a sample page
Like Anak Fermont likes this

Ah, I guess I deleted attachments from a specific page then. Shame you can't delete them from the space settings attachments page.

Thanks anyway!

You're welcome @Anak Fermont . Please mark my answer as accepted so that this thread can be considered closed

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