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    Quickly and easily add footnote references to your wiki pages

    Quickly and easily add footnote references to your wiki pages


    Display Footnotes Macro

    Footnotes Macro

    The footnotes plugin allows you to quickly and easily add footnote references to your wiki pages.

    You can repeat the same Footnote a number of times in a page.

    You can display a table of footnotes anywhere in the page

    You can define any number of footnotes throughout your content.

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    Features & Benefits

    • Define Footnotes – Define any number of footnotes throughout your content.
    • Display Footnotes – Display a table of footnotes anywhere in the page.
    • Quickly move between content and footnotes with a click of the mouse.
    • Formatted Footnotes – Include text formatting, images, macros and any other wiki content in your footnotes.

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    by Hung Nguyen on 2016-03-31
    We are using footnote for Confluence 5.5.3, and the footnotes are always newline-one, not inline as we specified. It may display inline for the very first time when we inserted it but then in the next edit of the page, all the footnotes will become newline footnotes even without any touch. Not very nice!
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    We confirm that having inline footnotes cannot be possible with the version of Confluence you are using - 5.5.3. The Confluence versions that were released prior to Confluence 5.5.6 cannot have the inline feature. This is due to the way Confluence has been designed by Atlassian. Please see below tickets raised with Atlassian regarding this: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-24581


    Atlassian has provided a fix for this from Confluence 5.5.6 versions onwards. If you wish to migrate to Confluence 5.5.6 or above, please use a compatible version of Footnotes plugin and you will be able to have inline Footnotes.


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    by Marcel "childno͡.de" Trautwein on 2015-07-19
    every release gets a new productivity bug... "great" work... today in 2.3.1: a $ sign in a footnote will break rendering of the site completly ... perfect! I'll make it my own and I predict it would be more stable than your's ;/ That's not the quality I expect from a well known Atlassian partner - even it's free - it's the worst advertising you could make ;(
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    Hi Marcel,

    We have reproduced this issue at our end and we apologise for the inconvenience caused. We have logged the bug on our system and our Developers will be working on fixing this issue. We will be adding this fix to the upcoming Confluence 5.8 compatibility release.


    Adaptavist Product Team

    by Andreas Scharf on 2015-04-14
    Actually it works fine. But for me it lacks a main feature, to put the same footnote to multiple places in one page.
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    by Madhusudhan Matrubai on 2015-03-13
    We like this plugin and the support from the vendor, wherein they promptly fixed a bug when reported.
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    by gridonic on 2015-03-05
    Great plugin, thanks your for maintaining it!
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    Hi gridonic,

    Thanks for the kind words about our Footnotes plugin - we plan to keep it in a good shape!

    Adaptavist Product Team



    Adaptavist supports Footnotes for Confluence. You can visit the support site to get help.

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    Version 2.4.4 Confluence Server 5.6 - 5.9.11 Released 2016-02-17


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    1. Log into your Confluence instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Add-ons. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate Footnotes for Confluence via search. Results include add-on versions compatible with your Confluence instance.
    5. Click Install to download and install your add-on.
    6. You're all set! Click Close in the Installed and ready to go dialog.

    To find older Footnotes for Confluence versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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