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HTML Form to Replace Information in the Document

Hello folks,


I have a confluence Space which have many STEP-by-STEP procedures for implementing servers, network, etc. 

One of our pains right now, is to change the COMMANDS to reflect to correct names, servers, and configuration.

I came with the idea of Creating a FORM in top of the page with some INPUT on that, like SERVERNAME, USERNAME, etc

and in the documentation it self, I used some tags <%SERVERNAME%> and <%USERNAME%>:

-- Connect using the username in the server

Using HTML Macro, I was able to create the form and the javascript&colon;


<script type="text/javascript">
function RefreshPageContent(x) {

<form class="aui" id="FormToRefresh">

<div class="field-group">
<label for="text-input">Servername</label>
<input class="text" type="text" id="SERVERNAME" title="ServerName">
<div class="description">ServerName</div>
<input class="text" type="text" id="USERNAME" title="Username">
<div class="description">Username</div>


<button class="aui-button aui-button-primary" onclick="RefreshPageContent(self.document);" id="RefreshDetails">Refresh</button>


The problem now is how to access the main document to replace the BODY ? As It use iFrame, I cant access outside of it, and if I put the function out, I cant access it as well.

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