Does anyone know if you can change the default setting in Confluence 3.5 so that people do not have watches auto-added to pages that they create or edit? This will keep us from having every individual go uncheck this box manually.
The config lives in an XML file: <tt><confluence install>/confluence/WEB-INF/lib/confluence-x.x.x.jar/preferences-default.xml</tt>.
You need to change the boolean value to false, thus:
Then place it as <tt><confluence install>/confluence/WEB-INF/classes/preferences-default.xml</tt> and restart Confluence.
For more details on modifying jarred config files, please refer to this doc: http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Editing+Files+within+JAR+Archives
I see that users can turn on/off via the instructions at
Here is a quick solution I put together to disable autowatch on particular pages. It is done by adding a macro to the content of a wiki page. http://jonverve.posterous.com/confluence-control-auto-watching-behavior
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