It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Is there a way to create folders in space file lists ?

to make hierarchy inside the file list in certain space

3 answers

You can make hierarchical pages and attach specific files to each page to simulate folders. But in the end, it's problematic that you can't have pages with the same name within a single space. So you can't have:

Clients

     Resources

Vendors

     Resources

 

Another possibility is to have multiple Attachment macros on a page, then restrict what each macro displays using labels and/or regex to simulate folders.

You can also use add-ons to link to a cloud repository (Google drive, Box, Dropbox, etc.), but then you lose some of the functionality of having directly-attached files.

0 votes

No, Confluence is a wiki, not a file store.

0 votes
mohit I'm New Here Dec 30, 2019

The file space looks like a place where I should be able to drag and drop a folder structure from my machine and import the folder structure as is. 

Not having the ability to create a folder does not make sense. I understand the concept of tagging and how tagging can create virtual hierarchy but look the OS its traditionally organized the data as folders and its has worked well. 

I really dont get it why a paid software having the file storage would not have folder structure to organize data. 

Confluence is a wiki, not a file store.  It has very simple file handling, and if you want a folder-like structure, you should be using the pages as containers, not another parallel file system.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Posted in Confluence

How is your team having fun and bonding, remotely, utilizing Confluence?

Thanks everyone for answering last week’s question. The winner of the random drawing from those who commented is: @LarryBrock I’ll contact you separately with your prize details. This wee...

294 views 9 7
Join discussion

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you