Re: Optimizing Word docs for import to Confluence

Subject: Re: Optimizing Word docs for import to Confluence
From: Ryan Young <ryangyoung -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:25:21 -0800

Thanks, Robert. By "supported styles" I assume you mean the default styles
in Confluence, i.e. H1, H2, etc?


On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 11:18 AM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>wrote:

> Confluence recognizes only the default Word heading style names, so
> reformat as necessary.
>
> If I had a lot of docs to import, I'd probably create a Confluence
> page with examples of all the supported styles, export that to Word,
> import it to another page, and make sure that everything comes in as
> expected. Then I'd use that Word doc as a guide for reformatting the
> legacy docs.
>
> On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 10:54 AM, Ryan Young <ryangyoung -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I know that Confluence has Office Connector, which makes importing Word
> > docs fairly easy. I also know that that feature has some "serious bugs,"
> > according to this post:
> >
> http://www.techwr-l.com/archives/1309/techwhirl-1309-00143.html#.UweY__ldWXw(and
> > this linked list of issues:
> >
> https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/OFFCONN-18?jql=project%20%3D%20OFFCONN%20
> > ).
> >
> > I am going to import a fair number of Word docs into Confluence. I wonder
> > if anyone has any suggestions on how to clean up the formatting in the
> Word
> > docs so that post-import cleanup is minimized. I realize some cleanup is
> > probably inevitable, but any tips or tricks would be much appreciated!
> >
> > Thanks!
> > -Ryan
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