Include Excerpt from Child Page in Confluence?

I'm trying to include excerpt from a child page in the Parent page table, how can I acheive that?

Thanks in advance!

2 answers

Hi Miko,

You should be able to do that with the {excerpt} and {excerpt-include} macros. On the child page use the {excerpt} macro to wrap the text that you want to include on the parent page, e.g.

This is some text on the child page that I want to include somewhere else.

and on the parent page use the {excerpt-include} macro to include the child page that you have used the {excerpt} macro on.

Hope that makes sense?


Hallo Miko

You can also use the Children Display macro, and set the "Include Excerpts" parameter. (This doesn't work in a table, but it may suit your purposes.)

Use the Excerpt macro to define an excerpt on each child page. The Children Display macro will then display the title of each child page, and the excerpt from each.

Here's the documentation:

Or this, if you're using Confluence 3.5:

Here's an example of a page that uses this technique:

Here's another, with a different format set for the Children Display macro:

I hope this is helpful.

Cheers, Sarah

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