Testing upgrade from Confluence 3.4.3 to 4.0beta

Hello, I'm testing this new version and i'm having some problems. The user macros are not working anymore after the upgrade, i have this message: "There are user macros without any metadata configured in their template. They have been highlighted below."

Also, all the plugins that i have, it seems that i don't have them anymore.

Help, please... Thanks in advance.

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David Simpson Community Champion Sep 05, 2011

The meta data for user macros is that stuff at the top of the macro in comments. Without the metadata, Confluence 4 does not know how to display the macro parameters in the macro browser

The example macro below has 2 parameters, one of which is optional.

## Macro title: My Macro
## Macro has a body: N
## Body processing: Selected body processing option
## Output: Selected output option
## Developed by: My Name
## Date created: dd/mm/yyyy
## Installed by: My Name

## This is an example macro
## @param Name:title=Name|type=string|required=true|desc=Your name
## @param Colour:title=Favourite Colour|type=enum|enumValues=red,green,blue|default=red|desc=Choose your favourite colour

Hello, <font color="$paramColour">$paramName</font>!

David Simpson Community Champion Sep 05, 2011

BTW: Don't use the font tag :(

Hello, thanks for your help but it is not working. I've added those coments at the top of the macro and it's still showing the same message. What i'm doing wrong?

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David Simpson Community Champion Sep 06, 2011
Plesse add an example user macro that doesn't work on C4

Hello, this is what i'm trying to use:

## General variables needed for this user macro - do not change

#set ($remoteUser = $action.remoteUser)

#set ($staticResourcePrefix = $webResourceManager.getStaticResourcePrefix())

#set ($categCounter = 0)


## MODIFY - CUSTOMIZE TO YOUR NEEDS (only 2 variables)

## Enter category names, example: ["Categ 1", "Categ 2"]

#set ( $categoryNames = ["Public", "AESS Group", "Project", "Archive"] )


Enter spacekeys for each category

-> the number of entries must be the same as the number of categories specified in the var $categoryNames

-> the keys of the map must be named the same as the category names in the $categoryNames variable


#set ( $spaceCategories = {} )

$spaceCategories.put("Public", ["SPACE_KEY"])

$spaceCategories.put("AESS Group", ["SPACE_KEY"])

$spaceCategories.put("Project", ["SPACE_KEY"])

$spaceCategories.put("Archive", ["SPACE_KEY"])

It created different categories for the spaces on the dashboard. I don't understand why is this not working anymore on this version. Any clue?

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