Come for the products,
stay for the community

The Atlassian Community can help you and your team get more value out of Atlassian products and practices.

Atlassian Community about banner
4,299,834
Community Members
 
Community Events
165
Community Groups

Add a link to a single attachment: how?

In older versions of Confluence it was easy to add just one attachment as a link into the page. You could just choose a file from all attachments of the page and it as easily added into the text.

Now I can't find anything like this in the Cloud versions. Just Attachments micro that gives me a list of all attachments of the page. But I don't want a list. I need a simple link that readers can click and download/view the attached file.

Is there any way?

1 answer

1 vote
Brant Schroeder Community Leader Nov 17, 2021

@Alexey Gerasimovich There is two ways to do this. 

  1. If you have not uploaded the file yet you can just drag it onto the page and it will create the thumbnail link for you on the page to the single document.  
  2. You can select view of the file on the page and then copy and paste the URL from the bowser in as your link.  

Neither is great but they are workarounds.  

Thank you, Brank! This is the same workaround I use. But it is interesting if there is some other more convenient way. Because I am 100% sure it was

I agree. Is there a macro or wiki mark up to show an existing attachment as a link?

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
DEPLOYMENT TYPE
CLOUD
PRODUCT PLAN
FREE
PERMISSIONS LEVEL
Site Admin
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Confluence

An update on Confluence Cloud customer feedback – June 2022

Hi everyone, We’re always looking at how to improve Confluence and customer feedback plays an important role in making sure we're investing in the areas that will bring the most value to the most c...

320 views 2 7
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you