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How can I use a task-list in a user defined confluence macro?

Hello,

I wrote a little macro displaying a task list and a hyperlink (see code below)

But when I insert this macro with {translationstate} in my article, I can not stored the user selection when changing the checkboxes.

Error message is:"Your task could not be saved. This might have several reasons."

 

Does anyone know how I can use task lists within my template so that the confluence users can stored their changes for the checkboxes?

Thank you,

 

 

As option for macro body processing I selected "Rendered".

Here is the template code:

## Macro title: My Macro
## Macro has a body: Y or N
## Body processing: Selected body processing option
## Output: Selected output option
##
## Developed by: My Name
## Date created: dd/mm/yyyy
## Installed by: My Name
## @noparams
<ac:structured-macro ac:name="panel"><ac:parameter ac:name="borderColor">#2189C7</ac:parameter><ac:parameter ac:name="titleColor">#FFFFFF</ac:parameter><ac:parameter ac:name="borderWidth">2</ac:parameter><ac:parameter ac:name="titleBGColor">#41A9E7</ac:parameter><ac:parameter ac:name="title">State of translation</ac:parameter><ac:rich-text-body><ac:task-list>
<ac:task>
<ac:task-id>9</ac:task-id>
<ac:task-status>incomplete</ac:task-status>
<ac:task-body><span>English translation</span></ac:task-body>
</ac:task>
<ac:task>
<ac:task-id>6</ac:task-id>
<ac:task-status>incomplete</ac:task-status>
<ac:task-body><span>Spanish translation</span></ac:task-body>
</ac:task>
</ac:task-list>

<p><span><ac:link><ri:page ri:content-title="Pflege der Artikel-&Uuml;bersetzungen" ri:space-key="WERK" /><ac:plain-text-link-body><![CDATA[How to maintain translations]]></ac:plain-text-link-body></ac:link><br /></span></p></ac:rich-text-body></ac:structured-macro>

 

Created output in the confluence article when using the macro:

StateOfTranslation.PNG

1 answer

Hello Thomas,

I never tried this, but I'd think that this won't work. Task lists try to save their status to the confluence page, means checking a task results in a page change.
If the task list is part of a user macro, the task list source code is not part of the page. Each time you open the page, the task list will be rendered anew (from the macro code). There's no "place" to store changes of tasks.

Regards,
Kirstin

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