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Confluence: Display history of changes (and author of the change) inline in the page? (like word coloured modification view)

Hello,

sometimes it is important to see exactly which part of a wiki page has been edited/modified by whom. E.g. this could be done by colouring text differently. A little bit like the modification view in microsoft word.

How can this be done?

The version history is not really useful for this. Especially with pages with a lot of edits, it takes a long time to find out who added/changed what...

Any hint would be really appreciated!

Thanks,

Sven

One solution could be to use this existing view (which would compare the original with the last version):

/pages/diffpagesbyversion.action?pageId=12583787&originalVersion=2&revisedVersion=21

=> But e.g. on mouse-over over text it would display a tool-tip with the author of that line.

That would be already a great solution to our problem!

PS: Advanced question: If there is no existing solution, how could this be done? How to find out about a current page who changed what (to colour it accordingly)?

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You may want to vote for this relevant feature: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONFSERVER-5884

Hi There is this "history slider" plugin - I never got around to testing it completely, maybe that does your job.

Josh

Thanks for the answer. We use this plugin already, unfortunately there is no information about WHO changed what...

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