Tricking Pagetree into showing the number of attachements for each page or branch (Newbie Alert, please help)

Hi guys,

Loaded question here. My company just moved to Confluence 6 weeks ago, and I have little programming knowledge. Having spent the last day and a half researching this, I am at my wit's end. Any help you guys can offer is greatly appreciated.

The goal: Have a Pagetree index that lists the title and the number of attachments each page or branch has.

Example: "The Title" (#)

I am having trouble with the following:

  1. Pagetree does not support this. Therefore, I believe the work around (if it is possible) is to directly edit the titles of each page to reflect their number of attachments. The problem is that I have no idea how to do this. I tried using
    public void setTitle(numberOfAttachments) to no avail.  Is there a way to do this?
  2. I don't actually know how to count the number of attachments.  From another post, a user said that I have to reference attachmentManager and use the following code:
    int numberOfAttachments = attachmentManager.getAttachments(page).size(); . The problem is that I don't know how to reference attachmentManager, and all the searching I have done hasn't turned up any info.
  3. Assuming I actually get all of the above, how do I use the variable numberOfAttachments?  I understand parameters, but don't really understand variables in XHTML

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^It's as if someone out there is mocking me. I can't undo the code tags. If a mod could please help me out here, there is no section for HTML markup.

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