I'm wondering if anybody could please help me with the following...
I am using Confluence Cloud. I would like to create a confluence page, think of it like an index or contents page, that lists a number of other pages contained within the space along with the current version and change log for each page listed.
Welcome to my Index/Contents page
|Page Name||Current Version||Change Comment|
|Example page 1||v. 1||Initial version|
|Some other page||v.3||Made a few changes|
|Yet another page||v. 2||Minor spelling fix|
I would like the Current Version and Change Comment values to be referenced from the actual pages themselves. That way they would always stay current/up-to-date automatically and wouldn't require me to update them manually.
Does anyone know if this is possible?
Thanks in advance for your time considering this question.
Of course its possible!
You have two possabilites:
Either ways, the functionality is pretty the same.
Via the contentAcessor you get the pageManager.
Via pageManager you get the Page by name (for example a parameter)
You can also use getPages or getPagesStartingWith
For each page you can get the children of a page.
For a User Macro it could look like this (I didn't test it):
## Set the Parameters # (...) ## Specify the page, this macro is based on #set($key="SPACE") #set($name="Page") ## Specify the parameters for that page ## (...) ## Get PageManager object instance #set($containerManagerClass=$content.class.forName('com.atlassian.spring.container.ContainerManager')) #set($getInstanceMethod=$containerManagerClass.getDeclaredMethod('getInstance',null)) #set($containerManager=$getInstanceMethod.invoke(null,null)) #set($containerContext=$containerManager.containerContext) #set($pageManager=$containerContext.getComponent('pageManager')) ## Get the Pages #set($pages=$pageManager.getPagesStartingWith($key,$name)) ## Render the page with the parameters above <table> <tr> <th>Page Name</th> <th>Current Version</th> <th>Change Comment</th> </tr> #foreach($page in $pages) <tr> <td>$page.getTitle()</td> <td>$page.getLatestVersion()</td> <td>$page.getVersionComment</td> </tr> #end </table>
For Documentation of the classes and functions read this:
If you need help for writing User Macros: https://confluence.atlassian.com/doc/writing-user-macros-4485.html
If you need help for writing Plugin Macros: https://developer.atlassian.com/confdev/tutorials/macro-tutorials-for-confluence/creating-a-new-confluence-macro
I hope this helps you.
Kind Regards Franz
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