Version History Comparison When Edit Content Changes are Made for a Confluence Page

We are using Confluence v4.2.12 and CustomWare Scaffolding plugin 4.6.1. When changes are made to a page containing a scaffolding template, the page revision history reflects a new version when changes are made; but a comparison of this new version to a previous version does not reveal the specifics of the changes made (the value of field X was changed from "Apple" to "Cherry"). We need to know the specifics of the iterative changes were made to verify them for configuration management purposes. Is this feature available with the scaffolding plugin?

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Not an ideal answer but I found this: https://docs.servicerocket.com/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=9044107

Shows a SQL command that will list the saved data:

select c.contentid, c.title, c.version, o.text_val

from CONTENT c, OS_PROPERTYENTRY o 

where c.title='My Page' and c.prevver is NULL and c.contentid=o.entity_id and o.entity_key=concat('~metadata.',c.version)
There are consequtive rows for different versions of the page.  e.g. 
 
  1. metadata.1
  2. metadata.2
  3. metadata.3

Every time the page is saved and has scaffolding data (as indicated by the "scaffolding" property) then it saves a new version of the data.

Ok, it's no visible in the front UI but it could be possible to write a macro to extract it and do a pretty display.

Did you ever find an answer to this? We're trying to work out if we can use Scaffolding for a project but we need the change history of data fields

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