An attachment is any file that is included with your page. Images, word documents, presentations, PDFs, multimedia and sound files are some examples of attachments. Attachments are useful when you want to share information that exists in another file format. Read more in the Attachment Overview.
When you attach a file to a page, Confluence makes a copy of the file and stores it on the server. File attachments in Confluence are contained in the 'Attachments' view of a page.
To attach a file, you need the 'Create Attachments' permission which is assigned by a space administrator from the Space Administration screens. See Space Permissions or contact a space administrator for more information.
There are several ways to do this in Confluence:
- Attach files via the 'Attachments' view
- Attach files by viewing a page
- Attach files via the 'Insert Link' window
To attach one or more file(s) to a page via the 'Attachments' view,
To attach one or more file(s) to a page by viewing the page,
This feature requires Google Gears to have been installed. Refer to the Drag-and-Drop topic for more information on configuring Confluence to use the drag and drop feature.
To attach a file to a page using the 'Insert Link' window,
The link browser does not have drag-and-drop functionality.
If you upload a file with the same name as an existing attachment, Confluence will rename the old file and maintain a version of it on the server. Read more about Attachment Versions and Viewing Attachment Details.
Please note, changes you make to the original file after you've attached it don't affect the copy in Confluence. To update the content of the file, you will need to upload a new version.
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