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  2. CONFSERVER-26113

Export Page to Word should support Office, Open Office and Google Docs

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      Atlassian Update - 30 January 2024

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      This is Charlie from the Confluence team. Thank you for your interest in this suggestion.

      We're considering this suggestion as a potential addition to our longer-term roadmap. We intend to review this request in about 12 months time, at which point we'll provide any relevant updates.

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      Exported a page to Word, and this is at the top of the resulting HTML file (when opened in a text editor):

      Message-ID: <117338914.3.1343020657541.JavaMail.atlassian@Atlassians-MacBook-Air.local>
      Subject: Exported From Confluence
      MIME-Version: 1.0
      Content-Type: multipart/related; 
      	boundary="----=_Part_2_792693002.1343020657520"
      
      ------=_Part_2_792693002.1343020657520
      Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
      Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
      Content-Location: file:///C:/exported.html
      

      The file is not a valid Word document, in fact it rather seems to be a .eml or .mht file. It is basically coincidental that Microsoft Word can open the file. A major problem with even this is that *file:///C:/* prefix is added to each content element (images, etc), regardless to the operating system/browser that you use it for export. This path is not even valid on most Windows machines for such exports.

      Workaround

      A work around exists - export the page as a PDF, and convert the PDF to Microsoft Word Format:

      1. Export the page to PDF. Once you do this, you can follow this documentation to convert it to .doc.
      2. Use this PDF to Word Doc Converter.

        1. Image+test-1.doc
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          Denise Unterwurzacher [Atlassian]

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            dunterwurzacher Denise Unterwurzacher [Atlassian] (Inactive)
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