Can we find content from inside attachments in Atlassian Confluence?
Confluence search capability - Can we search for information within attachments added to pages (such as keywords within a PDF)?
Yes, Confluence can index attachments and will find their content in searches. The following file types are supported:
- Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx, …)
- Text (incl. XML)
- Powerpoint (.ppt, .pptx, …)
- Excel (.xls, .xslx, …)
This section of the official Confluence search documentation may be helpful as well:
To search the content of other attachment types, you will need to use an attachment content extractor plugin. For more information, take a look at the following: