how do you add people to watch a space? it says "You cannot modify this list"

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Hi Donna,

You need Space Administrator permissions to add watchers.

Regards,

Kay

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Stephen Deutsch Community Champion Jan 15, 2016

Hi Donna,

The current server version of Confluence does not support adding people to watch a space (from that menu, at least).  The Cloud version of Confluence does allow you to do this, but that feature was released only a week ago!

There is an option you could use until then, though, if you really need it.

I wrote a user macro to allow admins to be able to manage watches for other users, including adding/removing space watches.  It's here:

https://bitbucket.org/stephendeutsch/confluence-user-macros/src/39c3a025dacc6b45abc0105f0b7a21a7375690b4/bulk%20remove%20watchers/remove%20watches%20for%20user.vm?at=master&fileviewer=file-view-default

Just save it as a user macro under some name (and set to only show to administrators), add it to a page, and then you should be able to use it without any problems smile

And how about this feature? https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-40582 Please vote!

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