- Exporting a Word file
Custom Word template design guide
- Overview on the available styles
- Define styles
- Add structural elements
- Add placeholders
- Add Word macros
- Managing export templates
Scroll Word Exporter macros
- Add bookmarks to exports
- Add captions to images, figures, and tables
- Change the page orientation
- Change the table format
- Ignore content in Confluence, but include it in exports
- Ignore content in exports
- Generate index terms
- Manually add a page break
- Override the Confluence page title
- Insert an export button
- Keep content together
Problems with exported Word files
- Page layouts are not respected
- Images get exported in poor quality
- Styles are not displayed correctly
- Tables run off the page
- Links go to Confluence, not to other pages in the export
- Table heading rows in table are not preserved
- Scroll Pagetitle Macro does not work
- Heading levels are different than in Confluence
- Table text is in Times New Roman
- Scroll Versions placeholders do not work in exports
- Problems in Confluence
- Problems with exported Word files
- How heading levels are handled
- Scroll Macros
- Knowledge Base
Defining a section column output
You can use the Section and Column Confluence macros on your pages to define columns.
With Scroll Word Exporter you can preserve this formatting in the export. Content in section column macros will be exported as table if the option Render "Section" macros as tables in the export settings is activated. You can apply own styling for the output of those tables then.
Define Section Column output
The content in a Confluence Section macro is handled as a table when exported to Word file format. Therefore, you have to define a table style in your Word template to export the macro in the desired appearance:
- Open your Word template, click the Insert tab and then choose Table.
- Select a 2x4-Table – a table with two columns and four rows is inserted.
- Next, highlight the table, and within the Table Design tab, right-click any table-style and click New Table Style.
- Within the Create New Style from Formatting window, name the table style Scroll Section Column
- You can now change the color, the borders, and the font to style how the content will be exported
- Click OK to apply your changes and then delete the inserted table in your template
- Save your template.
You have now successfully defined the output of content in section and columns.