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This section provides answers to the most frequently asked questions.

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Installing and Using

How to install the plugin?

You can install it with the help of Universal Plugin Manager or install it manually.After plugin installation you should generate an evaluation license for 30 days or purchase a commercial license in order to use the plugin.

Should I configure any settings before using the plugin?

There are no required settings. You only need to install the plugin and enter a license key (commercial or evaluation).

Where are the settings of the plugin located?

Navigate to Administration Console > InPlace Editor Settings.

Some of our users don't need InPlace Editor. How can it be disabled for them?

You can disable InPlace Editor for certain spaces from Administration Console. You can also define if InPlace Editor should be enabled for all newly created spaces.

Users can disable InPlace Editor for themselves from Tools menu by clicking the Disable InPlace Editor menu item. This can be useful when you want to print or save a page without the Pencil icons.

I don't need the Pencil icon for 5th and 6th level headings. How to disable this?

There is an option Show "Pencil" icon only for specified levels of headings in Administration Console > InPlace Editor Settings.

Can multiple users edit the same section simultaneously?

Yes, users can simultaneously edit the same text paragraph. In this case the add-on will behave the way similar to standard Confluence editor. If users have modified the same text snippet within the section, the add-on will prompt to apply the modifications made by another user. If users have modified different text snippets within the same section, no conflict will occur.

The app does not support the collaborative editing as of now. So you will not be able to view other users who are editing the same text snippet and see the updates in the real time. Please vote on this idea.

Are there any known limitations or issues with the add-on?

As of now the following limitations are known:

InPlace Editor is not completely compatible with Confluence Documentation theme. Scroll position on a page is not preserved in Chrome and Internet Explorer after saving it in InPlace Editor.

The app does not support the collaborative editing. Please vote on this idea.

How to disable the onboarding flag message after the app installation?

  1. Navigate to Manage Apps.
  2. Expand all the modules of the InPlace Editor app.
  3. Disable the cipe-tutorial module.

Issues and Resolutions

There are no Pencils icons next to headings on some spaces or for some heading levels.

Ask your Confluence administrator to enable the add-on for the required spaces or heading levels in the Administration section.

The Pencil icons are not displayed for some headings of different levels.