Edit attachment directly from Confluence page

I have a document attached to a confluence page. A simple link to it will result it in being downloaded when clicked. I'd like a link that edits the document directly. The Office Macro creates the right Edit link but I don't want to embed (see) the document on the page. Thanks

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GoEdit has the solution I was looking for in their addon: https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/de.kontextwork.goeditAny link you hover over will now provide a Direct Edit button that opens the file, saves it directly back to the server and increments the version. Perfect!

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Davin Studer Community Champion Jan 22, 2014

Would the WebDav support be of any help to you? It lets you map Confluence as if were a physical drive and then you can edit pages and attchments in native programs such a Word, Photoshop, Excel, etc. Behind the scenes that is what is happening for the Microsoft Office doc types. When you click the "edit" link it opens it in Office via WebDav.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Configuring+a+WebDAV+client+for+Confluence

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