Documentation

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Installation

As any app for Confluence Cloud, you can install the app via the Confluence admin menu.

  1. Log into your Confluence instance as an admin.

  2. Click on “Apps > Manage apps” in the header menu.

  3. Click on “Find new apps” on the right navigation.

  4. Search for “Content Mirror for Confluence” and select it.

  5. Click on “Try it free” to install the app.

Usage

Content Mirror for Confluence provides a macros that allows you to mirror content from one existing Confluence page (the source page) into another page (the target page).

To make use of the macro click the “Insert” / “+” Button in the edit mode, select one of the Content Mirror macros such as the macro “Content Mirror - Section“ and configure the macro specific options as defined below.

Macro “Content Mirror - Section”

The macro “Content Mirror - Section” allows you to select the content to mirror based on the headlines. The macro provides the following options:

  • Source page: Defines the page that contains the content to “mirror”

  • Match expression: Defines a search expression that identifiers the section to mirror

  • Match mode: Defines how the “Match expression” is used. The following modes are supported

    • FullMatch: Matches the headline based on a exact text match against “Match expression”

    • PartialMatch: Matches the headline if the headline contains the “Match expression”

    • Nth: Matches the n-th headline where n is the number defined as “Match expression”

  • Match case: Check if match case for match modes “Like” or “Substring”

  • Heading level: Defines the level of the headlines that are used for the matching

  • Include matched headline: Check to include the matched headline when “mirroring” the content

Macro “Content Mirror - Table”

The macro “Content Mirror - Table” allows you to select the table to mirror. The macro provides the following options:

  • Source page: Defines the page that contains the content to “mirror”

  • Match expression: Defines a search expression that identifiers the table to mirror

  • Match mode: Defines how the “Match expression” is used. The following modes are supported

    • Nth: Matches the n-th table where n is the number defined as “Match expression”

Macro “Content Mirror - Table Cell”

The macro “Content Mirror - Table” allows you to select the table to mirror. The macro provides the following options:

  • Source page: Defines the page that contains the content to “mirror”

  • Table match expression: Defines a search expression that identifiers the table to mirror

  • Table match mode: Defines how the “Table match expression” is used. The following modes are supported

    • Nth: Matches the n-th table where n is the number defined as “Table match expression”

  • Row match expression: Defines a search expression that identifiers the table row to mirror

  • Row match mode: Defines how the “Row match expression” is used. The following modes are supported

    • Nth: Matches the n-th table row where n is the number defined as “Row match expression”

  • Column match expression: Defines a search expression that identifiers the table col to mirror

  • Column match mode: Defines how the “Match Expression” is used. The following modes are supported

    • Nth: Matches the n-th table column where n is the number defined as “Column match expression”