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Confluence Source Editor

by Atlassian Labs for Confluence Server 5.0 - 5.8.14 and more versions
Versions available for Confluence Server 4.1.5 - 4.3.7
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    Allows users to view and edit the underlying storage format

    Opening source editor

    Usage of confluence source editor


    When the plugin is installed and enabled on your Confluence site, users will see the new source editor button <> in the editor toolbar.

    The source editor is ideal for viewing and editing macro parameters, link URLs, image names and more, fixing editor formatting errors, searching and replacing macro parameters and link urls.

    Access to the Source Editor may be restricted to specific groups by the system administrator.

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    by Steve Rhodes on 2015-06-30
    Please update this very useful add-on for Confluence 5.8!
    2 out of 2 found this review helpful
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    by Dominik Hornung on 2015-06-10
    This plugin should be included by default! Please provide an update for 5.8.x.
    5 out of 5 found this review helpful
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    by Bill Bailey on 2015-01-09
    A must-have for every tech writer/admin
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    by Kyle Conti on 2014-11-06
    Please provide an update for 5.6.X. We have now been without this for months. It is a very useful tool. Looking forward to the update Atlassian Labs.
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    by jorge miguel de lellis giurfa on 2014-10-27
    when will it be ready for confluence 5.6.3 ??
    7 out of 7 found this review helpful
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    Release notes

    Version 1.1.2 Confluence Server 5.0 - 5.8.14 Released 2013-12-29


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    Fixed in this release



    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 Confluence Source Editor 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 Confluence Source Editor versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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