How do i now discard my changes without saving as a draft?

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Hi David.

There's no way to discard unpublished changes at the moment. 
The thing I do is to publish your changes and then revert to the previous version ( three dots --> History --> Restore the previous one).

I hope it will work for you as well.



Just close the editing window without saving

that returns you to view mode

next time you open it in edit mode it will notify you there is a draft and whether you want to resume editing or discard

I'm running Confluence Cloud and the only buttons are Update (publish) and Save & Close (draft). There is no simple close, which just returns to view mode, without saving.

Phil Oye Atlassian Team Apr 09, 2017

Hi David, you are correct, the button reads "Save and close", which has the described behaviour: it preserves the draft and returns to view mode without updating the epage.

Hi David, currently it's not possible to discard changes in a draft, as they're autosaved. We have already a feature request for that and you can find it at CONFCLOUD-45721. You can vote for it to increase it's popularity and watch it to receive further updates, you can also add your thoughts in a comment.

Let me know if you have any questions :) Otherwise, you can accept the answer as valid.

Does this include the draft itself, once saved, when the document has been previosly published?

Phil Oye Atlassian Team Apr 09, 2017

A workaround is to publish the page and then revert to the previous version in Page History.

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