We have freshly installed Confluence 4.1.3 in our company and when I try to "copy / paste" an image from a picture editor or from a screenshot tool I only do see a red rectangle showing "broken image" with FF 10. If I use IE8 I do not even see anything when using right mouse "Paste" or CTRL-V.
As Confluence is advertised with "it just works" I assume that some settings are missing?
Anyone an idea?
It looks like this feature is not working with the latest Firefox update (FF 10). I've just created a bug report for you here: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-24567
You can vote for the issue and/or watch the issue to be notified of its progress.
Just out of curiosity, are there any plans to reduce those compatibility issues? I mean Firefox is throwing out a major release every few weeks and every time it seems to have a major impact on some core functionalities in Confluence. I will be updating a customer's Confluence instance today, happy that drag&drop of attachments (with FF 7, 8 and 9) is working again since 4.1.3 https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-23360 and now I have to tell those people (again) not to upgrade their Firefox. Since not every company has a centralized software distribution it's almost impossible to avoid that people randomly update their browsers... Could Atlassian give out some advice on a regular basis on which should be the current "browser of choice"? Thanks anyway.
P.S. If I was searching for this bug in JIRA I would probably look in the "Browser Support" Component.
(The bug triager has now added the browser support component :-) )
We're still looking at ways we can improve our current problems with Firefox version incompatibilities. The decision by Mozilla to release new versions so frequently has really been a curve-ball for us (and I imagine for others as well). At this stage, I think the best thing to do would be to add a watch to our Supported Platforms document - http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Supported+Platforms which should be kept reasonably well up-to-date.
Lack of this core functionality to copy/paste images creates very bad customer experience of using Confluence as a product on a daily basis.
Uploading images one by one is not acceptable in 2018.
Atlassian, please fix this issue which was reported and is dated back to 2012.
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