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This page describes how to add a text link pointing to a file attached to your Confluence page. When a reader clicks the link, the file is displayed in the browser.

Quick guide to linking to an attachment

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  1. Click Link on the editor toolbar.
  2. Select one of these options:
    • Search – to search for and link to any image or file attached to any page in your Confluence site.
    • Recently Viewed – to link to a recently visited page.
    • Attachments – to link to an image or file attached to the current Confluence page.
    • Web Link – to link to any webpage.

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Adding a Link using Autocomplete

You can use autocomplete to add a text link to a file or image attached to any Confluence page.

You can type [ to see a list of suggested links. For details, see Using Autocomplete.

Adding a Link using the Link Browser

The 'link browser' is the 'Insert Link' or 'Edit Link' dialog that appears when you click Link in the editor toolbar.

To link to a file or image that is attached to the current page:

  1. Edit the page where you want to insert the link.
  2. Click Link in the editor toolbar, and then the Attachmentstab. You will see a list of all files attached to the page. Now you can do one of the following:
    • Click on the file that you want to link to, if it is already attached to the page.
    • Attach a new file to the page by clicking Browse and uploading your file.
  3. Enter the Link Text. These are the words that will appear as the hyperlink on the page.
  4. Click Insert to add the link.

To link to a file or image that is attached to any Confluence page:

  1. Edit the page where you want to insert the link.
  2. Click Link in the editor toolbar, and then the Search tab.
  3. Start typing the name of the file or image. Confluence will offer a list of matching file names. If the file does not appear, click Search to find pages that contain the search text.
  4. Click the required file in the list or the search results.
  5. Enter the Link Text. These are the words that will appear as the hyperlink on the page.
  6. Click Insert to add the link.


Screenshot: The link browser, showing autocomplete in the 'Search' option

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