Just updated to 4.2.3 and users r not able to update existing documents with wiki

You can create a new docuemnt with wiki, but you cannot update doucments you already have out there with wiki - any suggestions? My developers are going mad!

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Thanks for the explanation - that makes sense. Can you explain what you mean by a 'macro browser aware wiki macro'? Does this mean that we will be able to insert wiki into the Editor directly instead of having to use the Insert > Wiki Markup option?

Yes. An xhtml version of a macro similar to the wiki macro.

Upgrading to Confluence 4.x means you intended to move away from wiki markup in favor of the new editor and corresponding storage format. Confluence Wiki Plugin might help ease some of the pain.

HI Bob,

I work with Elaine and am researching this issue as well. I found this note on the release notes of 4.2:

Mouse-free macros, links and images:
This is one for wiki markup fans! Now you can add macros, links and images by wiki markup alone. Type the macro, including its parameters and the closing curly bracket. Add a link, such as an anchor link, and end it with a square bracket. Insert an image or other embedded object, enclosed between exclamation marks. As soon as you close the macro, link, or embedded image, Confluence will convert it to rich text format and add it to the page

I watched the video and did what they demonstrated and it did not work in my page. It basically recognized it as plain text and did not respect the wiki controls. Do I need a plugin to make it recognize wiki when simply typed into the editor? Or am I missing something?

Thanks!

Emily

You must use insert wiki markup to use the wiki macro at the moment. The next release will also have a macro browser aware wiki macro.

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