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Approvals for Confluence Cloud - April 2023

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We’re delighted to announce the April 2023 update to Approvals for Confluence has just been released.

New features 💎

  • Display Approval Requestor in the page byline

    • Added the ability to see who requested approvals within the page approval pop-up window (example below). Note: this will only apply to new pages approval and will not update retrospectively for existing approvals.

  • Introducing the Page Approval Status Macro 🎉

  • Users can now add a new macro which displays the information of the page approval, including:

    • Page approval status:

      • can be ‘In review’, ‘Approved’ or ‘Rejected’

    • Date of approval:

      • displays the full date and time of the last given approval that changed the overall page status to ‘Approved’

      • displays ‘N/A’ when current page status is ‘In review’ or ‘Rejected’

    • Current page version

    • Approved page version:

      • displays the last approved page version as a hyperlink

      • displays ‘N/A’ when current page status is pending or rejected

    • Minimum required approvers

      • if the option is disabled (from page approval config), then minimum required approvers will be the total number of approvers

    • Approvers list:

      • including Approver, Status and Approval Date

  • The macro can be exported to pdf and word; if users want the exported tables to take the full width of the page, then they can:

    • go to Space Settings → Look and Feel → PDF export → PDF stylesheet

    • copy the following and save:

      • table.approvalStatusTable {width: 100% !important}
        table.approversStatusTable {width: 100% !important}

        Changing table width to be full page width

      • PDF export example

Initial state if page approvals is not setup

Warning message if page approvals is not configured

In review Page

Approved Page

Rejected Page

Adding Page Approval Status Macro

Updating to the latest version: this update has been automatically applied to Approvals for Confluence Cloud, so no action is required from you.

Additional Information:

Future updates 🔮

  • Check out our product roadmap to see which features and improvements are coming to Approvals for Confluence Cloud soon

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