How to steal cool macros in confluence 4?

This is a pre-upgrade question:

In our Intranet Confluence instance there are several read-only pages.

If I see a cool macro that I don't know yet and that I want to use on my own pages, I'd select Tools->ViewWikiMarkup and copy that macro with its attributes.

Is it possible to do that in Confluence4? Is there another way to crib markup?

Thanks,

Stephan

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Hi Stephan, This hasn't changed too much from Confluence 3.x, all you simply need to do is go to Tools > View Source. From there you can highlight and copy macros. The view source page will render macros just like you would see in the editor.

The other option you have is to edit the page and copy form editor-to-editor.

Problem is, you don't see WIKI- Markup! Like you said:

The view source page will render macros just like you would see in the editor

That makes it difficult to use the macros in templates for example. (BTW: When do we get WYSIWIG for generating templates?)


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