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Labelling multiple pages in a single action (thru UWC or confluence)

Lis Riba Jul 27, 2011

I'm using the UWC converter to import several hundred pages (a glossary) and I want to assign the same tag to them all.

The documentation on UWC's Label Framework seems primarily guided towards coding and editing the JAR - something I'd rather not do.

Is it possible to do this through modifications to the .properties file, or even independently of UWC?

I see several ways something like this could be done, but don't know how to implement it:

  • Add a line to the properties file which assigns label "foo" to all imported pages
  • Add some kind of label field to all the to-be-converted files which says "label:foo" and add a line to the properties file which converts that string to the label
  • Import/convert all the pages without labels, and then run some macro within Confluence to label all the pages. [I will be importing all the pages to a new dedicated space, but will then move them to an existing space which will contain other pages.]

Any suggestions for how to do this?

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Lis Riba Oct 04, 2011

I ended up using the Confluence CLI (Command-Line Interface) - extremely useful tool, that.

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Laura Kolker Sep 19, 2011

There isn't a facility in place (in the UWC) to automatically add a label to every page using a property only. That being said, you could try leveraging a combination of a UWC property with adaptavist's add-label macro .

Something like:${replace-with}$1NEWLINE{add-label:foo}

This would add a newline and your addlabel macro to the end of every page

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Martin Cleaver Jul 02, 2013

Check out Ad hoc Canvas' List functionality.

Disclosure: I work with Comalatech.

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Mert Karadağlı May 01, 2014


You could do it with Label Manager for Confluence plug in.
You could search for similar labels in a space and then merge them into one standard label.
You could also do bulk operations like appending , adding and removing labels.
Documentation is here:

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