How do I make the page tools menu display in Confluence?

Although I am logged in as a member of confluence-administrators, I don't see an option to edit a page. I'm expecting to see it by the Edit, Watch, and Share menus. Would someone kindly tell me what I need to set/change to see it?

BTW, I followed the instructions here:, but did not see a difference.

I also can't figure out how to delete a page, but I'm guessing that will be in the tools menu when I find it.

UPDATE (Don't have enough points to add a comment today):

In response to Nic's answer: Under space permissions, Individual Users, it lists my ID and has all permissions as assigned (green checkmark). I do have an edit menu on my pages, and haven't had a problem creating/editing pages. Am I correct that I should see a Tools option next to the Edit, Watch, and Share options when looking at a page?

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Your admin access is not important, that just gives you admin rights, not space ones (admin can do everything automatically is a bad model and one that Atlassian avoid).

Check the space permissions for your add/edit rights, and delete while you're there.  Edit will appear as a button next to the menus and delete page in the menus.

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Stephen Deutsch Community Champion Oct 15, 2015

You should also be aware that the Tools menu was renamed to ••• in newer versions of Confluence.

Thanks, Stephen. I neglected to say we're running version 5.8.9. Would the ••• be next to the Edit, Watch, and Share options?

Just want to follow up here with my solution. The link I posted in my question can be used to solve the problem, if you take into account a couple mistakes. Mainly, I hadn't noticed that although the instructions said to set the given property to true, the SQL example sets it to false. After fixing a syntax error I loaded the given SQL without noticing the problem at first.

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