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Hotspot or anchor point in confluence page to link to from a gliffy

I'm trying to link to a section of a confluence page from another page or gliffy.  Anyone know how to do this?

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Hi Marc,

Welcome to Atlassian Community. It's nice to meet you!

You can use Page Anchors in order to link to specific sections of Confluence. Have a look at Insert Links and Anchors for more details. 

You have two methods, essentially:

  1. The Legacy editor employs the use of the Anchor Macro. You can review that page if you want to link to an anchor in the Legacy editor. If you're using the new editor instead, pleased continue reading below.
  2. The New editor no longer has the Anchor Macro. Instead, you can link to page headings. The instructions for that are in the article Insert Links and Anchors, but specifically, these are the steps, found under Link to a heading on a page or another page.

Heading links use a combination of the three character space identifier and the page ID along with the page name and header name.

If you only need to get the URL that takes viewers to a heading, do the following:

  1. Navigate to the page and scroll down to the heading.

  2. Hover over the heading to reveal the link icon to the left of the heading.

  3. Click the link icon to copy the link.

  4. Navigate to and edit the page where you want to link to the heading.

  5. Paste the URL in the link tool pop-up, and give it a more friendly name if desired.

If you need to create several links to headings on a page, it’s more efficient to get the page URL and construct the heading portion yourself.

  1. Navigate to and view the page containing the heading.

  2. Copy the page URL for future use. Keep in mind that the page URL capitalization must match the page title capitalization. Spaces in the page title are replaced with a plus ( + ).

  3. Make note of all the exact headings that to which you want to link.

  4. Navigate to and edit the page where you want to link to the headings.

  5. Paste the page URL in the link tool pop-up, add the page heading title, and give it a more friendly name if desired. Keep in mind that the heading part of the URL must match the capitalization of the page heading. Spaces in the heading title are replaced with a hyphen ( - ).

  6. Repeat Step 6 until you’ve created all the heading links needed.

For example:

yoursite.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/AAA/pages/#####/Page+title+goes+here#Page-heading-goes-here

I hope that helps, but let me know if you have any trouble with that.

Regards,

Shannon

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