Different users working on the same attachment at the same time

Hi,

What about if different users are working on the same attachment at the same time?

Kind regards,

Nuria

2 answers

1 vote

Then they will effectively branch the attachment and save two versions that you'll want to think about merging.

You can impose some basic locking if you want, but it needs add-ons.  I've only really used Arsenale's Lockpoint myself, and will happily recommend it, but there may be others.

Davin Studer Community Champion Jun 13, 2016

We use Lockpoint as well and it works great!

two (or more) users can be working on the same attachment by downloading it to their PC.

If they upload them back again with EXACTLY the same file name, then they will be saved as different versions in that time order and will be seen in the attachment version history but you will have to download both versions to do a document comparison

This is one of the main benefits of converting attachments into normal pages in Confluence - yes, two people can still have the page open in edit mode, but when one saves after the other it will flag that another save has happened since you opened it

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Oct 24, 2018 in Confluence

Atlassian Research opportunity with Confluence templates

Do you use templates with Confluence? Take part in a remote 1-hr workshop. You'll receive USD $100 for your time!   We're looking for people to participate in a   remote 1-hr workshop...

1,088 views 17 14
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you