No more special characters in space keys?!?

Hi all

I do not know if this is a fetaure or a bug. Since we upgraded from 3.x to 4.x, confluence does not allow us to use any characters other than A-Za-z0-9 in space keys.

Unfortunately, I can not find any documentation about this behavior. Is this intended?

It is a pitty that upon allowing alls characters in page names, space keys move one step backwards :-(

Thanks for any clarification

Lukas

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Hi Lukas,

A-Z, a-z, 0-9 were always the only characters allowed for spacekeys. This has not changed in 4.x.

Here is the relating documentation:

Space key: A simple key to identify your space (A-Z, a-z, 0-9). This key is a shorthand name for the space, used when linking content between spaces, for web URLs and for reports. For example, a 'Development Space' might have a space key of 'DEV'. The space key must be unique within the entire Confluence site

for 4.2:
http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Setting+up+a+New+Global+Space

for 3.4:
http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONF34/Setting+up+a+New+Global+Space

for 3.5:
http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONF35/Setting+up+a+New+Global+Space

Do you have spaces with a spacekey with other then the allowed characters?

Cheers
Martin

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