Cells Copied From a Spreadsheet Get Converted into an Image When Pasted In Confluence

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  1. You are using Firefox 9 and above
  2. Copied cells from an Excel spreadsheet, and pasted it into a Confluence 4 editor
  3. Instead of being generated as a table, the cells are displayed as an image, so you can't edit the values in the table from within the Confluence editor


This is a Firefox bug, documented here: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=714115


  1. Navigate to Windows Control Panel >> Region and Language >> Additional Settings, which should bring up the Customize Format message box
  2. Change the Decimal symbol from comma (,), to a period (.)
  3. Save the settings, restart Windows and relaunch your FF browser and try to copy paste the table again


Last modified on Feb 23, 2016

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