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Error rendering macro 'excerpt-include' in Confluence

Recently I've been seeing an error like this on Confluence pages: 

https://confluence.atlassian.com/confkb/error-rendering-macro-excerpt-include-no-link-could-be-created-for-756941815.html

This article suggests that the error is because the page is removed, restricted, or missing the excerpt macro, but this doesn't seem to be the case. I'm able to fix it by opening the macro, deleting the page containing the excerpt, and then re-entering the same page containing the excerpt. 

Not all instances of the excerpt-include macro are throwing this error, and I haven't been able to find a pattern to the ones that do. Are there any other known reasons why this might happen?

Thanks for your help!

 

 

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Hi @Susan Ostreicher - I had a pretty similar problem and found the solution in restrictions. You may check them again. (Even if it sounds strange when recreating pages... which fix the problem) Did you try access with different users?

Thanks, Fabienne! The page containing the excerpt did not have any restrictions, so I don't think that was the issue. 

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