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Is it possible to get tables in a Confluence page to auto-populate?

I have a page with a table summarising ownership of projects which takes information from various pages on Confluence. Currently it has to be manually edited when there are any updates. Is there a way of setting the table up so that it auto-populates from fields on other pages?

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Have a look at Table Excerpt and Table Excerpt Include macros. I believe this pair of macros is what you are looking for.

Hi and thanks for your response, I will have a look at those. 

Do you know if those would mean the table would automatically update if the information the table is built from changes?


Yep, I believe, that's why the are here. I haven't had any practice with these plug-ins, but I have heard some rumor here and there, and so I thouht that might come handy. Please let me know if it worked for you.

I couldn't find those macros but when searching I came across Page Properties and Page Properties Report macros which I did manage to get to do the same thing! Thanks for your help!

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Hi Caroline, 

Glad to hear you've found the solution. Could you please share your experience with Page Properties Report in more detail here?

AFAIK, the Page Properties Report macro builds a new table based on column names specified in another table on a specific page. In other words, it allows you to gather table cell values for specific columns, not just extract cell values from an arbitrary cell.

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