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Display a page's current version

Hi

I'm using Confluence 5.7.4.

I was just asked how to display the current page version in the page without having to go to the page history menu. Is it possible to do? Do I need to use a user macro to do this? If it is only possible using macros, would the syntax be something like $content.version?

Thanks!

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Hi Richard,

A user macro should be the only easy way to do this, and your syntax seems to be right... why not test it? It should return exactly the version number of the page (i.e. "11" for v. 11).

Just make sure to include 

## @noparams

at the top of your user macro.

Great, thanks @Stephen Deutsch. Tried it out and it's as simple as:

## @noparams
$content.version

And now appears in my Macro browser (once I deleted all the comments - it doesn't seem to like it if you leave additional comments so my macro is literally just those two lines of code)

Didn't realise the macros would be so easy actually, that's why I was wary of trying it out smile

Many thanks for your help!

Like Carsten Reuter likes this

No problem, glad I could help!

We have the Cloud version of Confluence, and I would like to show the current version # on a PDF export.  Is this possible?   

Like Marcus Widerberg likes this

Hi @Michelle Oliveri

Using Scroll PDF Exporter for Cloud you can simply define a placeholder in your template to display the revision number of the page you're exporting.

You can find further information about all the available placeholders in our documentation: for your case the "Page Revision" placeholder is the one to look at.

Hope this helps.

Best,
Nils

Hi @Michelle Oliveri,

You can also use QC Documents for Confluence Cloud plugin to run the {qc-property-macro} . Using this macro you will be able to export the version of the context like this 

{qc-property-macro:property=Title}

The plugin is available for the Confluence Cloud.

More information is available here .

Like Bradley Oaks likes this

Hi @Evangelos Mantadakis

Thank you for your reply!  The solution looks very interesting.  I will let my manager know. 

Kindest regards,

Michelle

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