In Confluence 3.5 and 3.2, which I used in my last contract, I used the following to set the "Author" metadata:
I don't seem to be able to get this to work in 4.0.1, which I am using at home. Any suggestions on how to set this info for use in the checklist-metadata?
Thanks for any help.
Does this (http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONF40/Metadata+Macro) work for you in 4.0.1? I.e. select Insert -> Other Macros and enter a single row table with Author in the first column and the author's details in the second column.
OK, I tried several variants on "Author", and I was able to get the hyperlinked Confluence user name to appear in the table within the metadata macro. It even looked good in the saved page, but in the checklist-metadata table on the parent page, still no entry showed for the page in the "Author" column, and, yes, I did set the column to show the Author metadata; although I must be doing something wrong in the checklist:
While I am getting daily reminder to close this question, the checklist-metadata still isn't working. If this feature is broken, so be it, but I don't intend to close this question until I get this feature to work or I have been informed that it has a Jira issue opened against it. If I haven't configured that macro correctly, please let me know what I must do. It worked for me in 3.5, but with the new editor I don't know if I have written it up correctly.
This was sort of a two-part question, so I'm marking this first part (setting the Author metadata) to answered as I seem to have that working now. I will open a new question to deal with the second part (how do I get the Author metadata to show up in the checklist-metadata macro?).
While it appears that I have set the "Author" metadata in a document, the checklist that I am using to show that information shows nothing in the "Author" column. I have a screen capture of that checklist macro, including the checklist-metadata macro at the bottom of this page. Have I marked this up incorrectly? If not, why is the "Author" column remaining blank?
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