Confluence 5.9 "Create" Button: Can it reference a template instead of blank page?

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Hi there,

Can I force this "Create" button to create based off of a global template, instead of creating a blank page?

 

In 5.8 I had promoted a page template in each space, so when users clicked Create, they were likely to choose that template. I lose that ability with the new Create function.

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Hi Paul, 

 

We love our Confluence templates, and think they're really handy, but we also know that many pages start out blank. To save you time when creating blank pages, we're taking the process from 3 steps down to 1 with our new 'quick create' option. Instead of a single create button in the header, you'll now see two options: Create (blank page) and Create from template.

Page templates and other content types are still easy to get to – just choose the Create from template  option in the header.

 

Click here to see the complete Confluence 5.9 Release Notes.

 

Best Regards, Damien.

Yes, but can I change the default behavior of that "Create" button to create a page based off of a template?

I don't really know... Probably looking at system options.. Can't help you more, I'm sorry smile

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