Confluence Insert Macro: What does error mean?: "Please complete the configuration in the preview area first


From Confluence, I edit a page  { to open the macro browser, then I select "activity stream" but the INSERT button is not highlighted until the configuration in preview is completed. What exactly are the steps to configure the preview area?


I tried Ctr-Shift-E from the editing page, but I see no configuration option there...

Suggestions appreciated.




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Hey Ian,

Did you hit the "save button" before scrolling down smile?

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That error usually shows up when you do not click that button, is not very intuitive as I also had the same problem once I got used to it cheeky.
Thanks and Regards,
Lavitz - the guy that uses Confluence on Windows as a Hobby!

Hi Lavitz,

I have the same problem, for hours at a time. I definitely click the config save button before clicking the Insert button. 


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