Linking to cells in a excel spreadsheet

Hi,

We are developing anITIL service cat using a confluence space and have created the detail in an excel spreadsheet - this was imported using the macro.

How do we link from a simple service description entry on a seperate page to a specific cell in the spreadsheet?

3 answers

Hi JohnnyMac,

There's an add-on for enterprise spreadsheets in Confluence which allows you to create and edit tables online, then copy-paste rows or excerpts to display them on pages.

See the release notes: https://documentation.play-sql.com/display/PUBLIC/Release+Notes+2.3

Cheers,

Adrien

Hi JohnnyMac,

My suggestion is to use the Anchor macro, create for every cell a unique Anchor Name (related to the content of the cell)

This macro content could be generated by using a script where the default-parameter is the variable. The following example could be inserted between the <td> and </td> tags:

testcel2 = the value of the anchor-name

<ac:macro ac:name="anchor">
<ac:default-parameter>testcel2</ac:default-parameter>
</ac:macro>

Hi Adrien,

Your answer is the best fitting solution. The suggestion of JohnnyMac helps slightly, because the anchor-links are not shown while try to link to a page(s) containing the anchors. The https://documentation.play-sql.com/display/PUBLIC/Column+Types+and+Renderers specifies the possibilities with the Play SQL addon.

Thanks, both of you,

Gert

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