Installing (not even actually using in the space) Adhoc workflows breaks Zen foundation site (content areas show blank)

Ad hoc Workflows version 3.3.3

Zen Foundation version 5.2.4

Using "breeze" brand.

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Hi Daniel,

Ad hoc adds css code that hides much of the content in Zen. You'll need to disable Ad hoc to prevent this currently. We do have a patch in the upcoming 5.2.5 release, which also has support for Ad hoc Workflows (by enabling Zen to turn off its publishing model). If you'd like a pre-release version to give a try, please send email to

Thanks a lot Darryl. We are evaluating Confluence for our new website and we will likely need Zen and AdHoc so this is very good news. I will write to support indeed.

Unfortunately Ad hoc Workflows 4 removed an important component Zen relies upon, but Comalatech was kind enough to publish a patch.

We have updated our instructions on, which also now refers to Comalatech's patch at:

Also, please note there is a bug in Zen (which will be fixed in 5.2.9) that requires the admin to disable drafts and publishing in the Zen settings at the space level, not just the site level. This is also documented in the updated Zen instructions above.

Apologies for the confusion!

hey i am using zen 5.2.7 and adhoc 4.0 ,bt many adhoc features are not showing task ,approval are not showing even i am not able to add them,.......anybody cn give me the ans.

thnzx in advance for the answer....

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