Embedding Multimedia in Confluence


I am using Confluence 5.4, and it seems there is a bug in embedding a PDF or PowerPoint document. After I attach the document, I do not see that document in the list of files that should be available when using the Multimedia Macro. Does anyone know if this is an existing issue?


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Hey Jennifer,

Actually the multimedia macro is used to show the following types of files:

  • Adobe Flash (.swf)
  • Apple QuickTime (.mov)
  • Windows Media (.wma, .wmv)
  • Real Media (.rm, .ram)
  • MP3 and MP4 files (.mp3, .mp4)
  • MPEG files (.mpeg, .mpg)
  • AVI files (.avi)You may need to enable an avi decoder within your browser.

To see PDF/PPT you need to use the View File Macro.

If you are using the multimedia macro that would explain why you are not seeing pdf/ppt when listing the files :).

In case you were indeed refering to view file macro let me know.

Thanks and Regards,
David|Atlassian Support

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