Cut-and-paste numbered list from Confluence to Outlook

I'm trying to cut-and-paste a simple numbered list from a confluence page over to an Outlook email.   It seems to drop the numbering.   Any ideas on how to work around this ?

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Never tried this before and i have to agree with you that this does not work. :'(

But I have found a workaround!

Export to pdf first and copy from the pdf should do the trick




Hmm, decent work-around, I guess.   Though seems like a pretty basic functionality that should work within confluence.    Any chance of a comittment from Atlassian on fixing this ?

Ann Worley Atlassian Team Sep 07, 2017

I tested with Confluence server 6.3.x and Confluence Cloud and I was able to paste numbered lists into Outlook 2011 email messages from both. May I know more about the versions of Outlook and Confluence you all are using?

I noticed that if I use plain text in Word, or paste the numbered list into a plain text editor like TextMate it does strip the numbers. is it possible your Outlook is configured to use plain text?

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