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Why can't I delete my own attachments in Confluence, by default? Edited

Has there been any movement on allowing users to delete their own attachments?

There is a bug here.  I am one of our Confluence Administrators; and I have been granted the Privilege to Delete Attachments.

However, Delete link does not appear next to an Attachment - not even for an Attachment that I myself created.

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Admin rights do not grant you space rights automatically (but they do give you space admin rights so you can add them). 

The defaults in Confluence are cautious, if you need to delete attachments (or in fact anything else in a space), you need to change the space settings away from the default of "no delete"

Confluence does not have the concept of "my attachments" though - it's all the attachments in the space or none.

Hello Nic,

Within the relevant Team Space, on the View Space Settings Page > Permissions Tab > Individual Permissions Section > Under My Username:

All of the Permissions have been granted and appear with Green Checkmarks.  What more needs to be done?

Thanks,
Chris

Hello again Nic,

The confusion turned out to be due to more than one, similarly named Team Space being involved.  This is a separate question; but is it possible to move one Team Space under another - either that or to have one Project be a sub-project of another?

Thanks,
Chris

No, there's no nesting of spaces or projects.  The best you can do is move one set of pages from one space to another.

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