In Confluence 5.1 we want to exclude certain pages from space PDF (possibly Scroll HTML) export for certain customers.
So far this is / was done by restrictions to single (parent) pages, which is a royal pain in the neck as one needs to name half a dozen groups in Restrict (which actually is an Allow) to exclude a single one. The export is then done with a user from the group to be excluded.
I am afraid I don't fully understand your question or what you do.
If you export a space to PDF you can explicitly define which pages should be included and which not. If you want to exclude smaller units (e.g. chapters within a page) you can achieve that with a noprint macro.
Perhaps you could describe your problem in more detail if this is not what you are looking for?
Thanks, Steffen, for your suggestion!
It s no option that I manually go through the include / exclude.
I checked the noprint macro. I don t think this would be any easier than the current cludge.
The pain point with the current approch is / was that I have to name several groups to allow them to view the page - to exclude one group. If there is a new group I need to add it to all pages.
If I could negate this / turn the view restriction logic around it would actually be THE solution. Or maybe to add a group to all pages marked restricted through an API would be good.
Yeah, counterintuitive or counterproductive would be a great term for the combination of permissions (at space level) and restrictions (at page level). ;-)
And why does regular support always have the non-answers (see below) and do external people hit the point? <grrrin>
But what product does not have its deficiencies?
On a constructive note:
I guess I m over the worst that I added an additional "restriction" <arrrghh> group to several dozen pages.
And yes, we need it for both - to restrict (really! <g>) visibility and export of pages.
Remains the question: Do you know off the top of your head how to programmatically iterate over the already "restricted" pages to add another group? Or as said to negate a real restriction? Or file an enhancement request for real restrictions? But what do we call it then? <g>
Or do you have something entirely different up your sleeve?
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