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Working with MS Office Docs in Confluence

How to import MS Office Documents into Confluence Pages or View Files using the Macro.

This article applies to: Confluence

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Using the Office Connector

The Office Connector plug-in allows you to import Microsoft Office documents into Confluence pages, as well as edit Confluence pages directly from Microsoft Office.

Full instructions on how to work with the Office Connector

Using the ViewFile Macro

An alternate method of working with Microsoft Office, and other, files within Confluence is to use the ViewFile Macro, which allows you to embed such files into your Confluence pages. This differs from using the Office Connector plug-in in that embedded files cannot be edited within Confluence, since they act as attachment links.

Learn more about using the ViewFile macro.

Note: Confluence limits file sizes to a maximum of 15MB. We recommend using Box to store your files. Another way to include Microsoft Office documents is to create links on your Confluence page to your Microsoft Office files stored on Box.

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