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How get embedded diagrams when accessing a page via Confluence REST API? Edited

A diagram on a page used to be an embedded, base64-encoded png in the body.export_view of a page, e.g:


Old Response

"id": "123456789",
"type": "page",
"status": "current",
"body": {
"export_view": {
"value": "<img class=\"drawio-diagram-image\" src=\"data&colon;image/png;base64,c0debabe..."


But since a recent upgrade of the plugin (8.5.1 -> 9.2.6), I get a useless JS code block for every diagram on a page

New Response

"id": "123456789",
"type": "page",
"status": "current",
"body": {
"export_view": {
"value": "<span id=\"drawio-macro-content-cae9a5a5-bb84-4eba-83d2-b2f5798cf226\" style=\"position:relative;display:inline-block;max-width:100%;overflow:hidden;border:1px solid transparent;\"></span>\n\n<script type=\"text/javascript\">\n(function()\n{\n\t$ = AJS.$;\n\t\n\tvar graphContainer = document.getElementById('drawio-macro-content-cae9a5a5-bb84-4eba-83d2-b2f5798cf226');\n\tvar DrawioProperties = { contextPath : AJS.contextPath() };\n\t\n\tvar readerOpts = {};\n\t\t\treaderOpts.loadUrl = '' + '/rest/drawio/1.0/diagram/crud/..."


Is there any way to replace the JS code block with e.g. link to the rendered diagram?
(Maybe a configuration option for the plugin?)

Theoretically I could parse the JS script block and use the properties of readerOpts to construct the link to the rendered diagram that's available as attachment on the page anyway, but I really don't want to go down that rabbit hole.

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Are you sure it's a change to the plugin and not a Confluence update that caused the change?

Reasonably sure, yes. (I'm only a user of this particular confluence server, not an admin)

The change of the output format directly coincides with the plugin update.

I was able to dig up the previous version: 8.5.1

Any chance to get the old behaviour back?

We have implemented an admin setting which will act as a switch. Default will be 1 which will embed the diagram in the output.

It will be in the next release. 

that's great to hear!

Looking forward to the next version, so I can remove the JS script block parsing again...

Any ETA on the release?

Is this fix in 9.2.8?

It is. Search for 'emailpreview' in the docs here.

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