Amplify Your Document Management in Confluence

Teams using Confluence can now manage long content and documents in their server instances effectively. Scroll Documents for server is live, allowing users to manage a tree of Confluence pages as a single unit – a document!

As we've explored previously, working with longer content can be tricky in Confluence. For documents like employee manuals, multi-page contracts, project specifications, and the like, important management functionality has been lacking.

Scroll Documents steps in to fill this gap, empowering users to control versions, set workflow statuses, and delivering other critical tools for handling multi-page content.

Simplified Access to Confluence Content

Teams need to use documents of all kinds to get their work done. Bringing the power of Confluence to bear on this sort of content can modernize processes, simplifying them and making them more collaborative.

With Confluence and Scroll Documents, everyone has a single place to go for to find and discover content – a simple-to-use overview containing the most up-to-date content. It reduces information silos, and cuts down on the frustration of files created in different formats and buried in email inboxes or file shares.

Document Change Tracking and Version Control

When your content is spread over a tree of pages – the best practice for authoring longer content – you'll have to employ workarounds to track how it changes. Knowing what version of your content was published or shipped to a customer, or what's been archived or recorded as a milestone, is challenging.

Scroll Documents lets you save a version of a tree of pages at any time, recording its content and structure and enabling you to manage as many versions as necessary as a part of your document workflow.  

Easier Document Management

Content doesn't always fit nicely onto a single Confluence page. Designating an existing page tree as a document, or creating a new one from scratch, only takes a couple of clicks with Scroll Documents. And with a dedicated home for documents in Confluence, including tools to find, filter, and view metadata at a glance, managing this content is a snap. 

Robust Document Management Features

Flexible version control

Save a version of a tree of pages at any time for any reason, complete with naming and comments. Scroll Documents' version control is flexible enough to adapt to your workflows and use cases.  

Scroll Documents Versioning Feature

Browsable home for your documents

Get an overview of all documents in a space, including important metadata on the Documents Overview page. Document metadata along with search and filtering functions make it easy to find and discover content and see what's been recently worked on.

Scroll Documents for Confluence Overview

Reader-friendly document viewer

The viewer builds a logical structure into content that’s been split across a tree of pages, neatly organizing page titles and headings into an outline so you can easily navigate, read and interact with multiple Confluence pages in a single context.

Scroll Documents for Confluence Viewer

Informative details view

The documents details view on each document offers a summary of the document, collaborators, and details on its status and recent changes. It also contains a menu of shortcuts for sharing, copying, or exporting the document with the Scroll Exporter apps.

Simple workflow statuses

Assign a workflow status to your document or document versions to indicate what state they are in. Use statuses to manage a document from In Progress, to Under Review, to Approved.

Scroll Documents for Confluence Workflow Status 

Exporter integration

Users of the Scroll PDF or Scroll Word Exporter apps will find a seamless integration with Scroll Documents. Any document can be exported quickly, easily, and in line with your corporate brand and style. 

Better Manage Documents and Long Content in Confluence

Scroll Documents enables teams to manage multi-page content effectively – similar to how they would a document in another format. This app fills the gap between pages and spaces in Confluence, and it's available now for Confluence Server. 

 

Try Scroll Documents free for 30-days on the Atlassian Marketplace

Waiting on Scroll Documents for Confluence Cloud? An updated Cloud version of this app is on the way; sign up here to receive updates and be the first to know when we release. 


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