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Table of Contents links not working when included using Include Page macro

I use {include} page macro quite a bit. however when i have a Table of contents on the page, the links don't work on the page where the TOC are included. Is there a workaround, but would like to retain the TOC, and not include an just excerpt of the page to omit the non-working TOC links...

here the details:

1. Create a new confluence page

2. Use Table of Contents macro to summarise page contents in this new page. save.

3. Create 2nd confluence page.

4. Using the include page macro, include the new page in this 2nd confluence page. save.

4. Selecting an entry from the Table of contents links list on the 2nd confluence page does not go to the relevant section of the page with the include, or the the original page containing the TOC. the TOC links on the 2nd page do nothing.

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I had a similar problem and got here via Google. I wanted to reference a toc which referred to the original page using excerpt-include.

I found the "Absolute URL" section in the toc macro very helpful in that case. 

Hello Tracy,

To better analyze this problem that you're experiencing I would suggest you to raise a support ticket at our, so we can better investigate and reproduce this behaviour to see which options we have in order to solve this.

Best Regards,



this seems to be already reported in, in Confluence 4.3.2 (I am using 4.2.8).

Hi, this situation very bad for us. Because the issue can be reproduced without Style Macro. We are not using it and TOC doesn't work. This is applicable for the page from the old pages editor and newest. 

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