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Attachments are inconvenient things; don't use them if you can get away with copying text into an ordinary wiki page. It is not possible to attach files larger than 10Mb. Check in Windows Explorer (PC) or Finder (Mac).
Navigate to the page to which you want to attach the file. Before going into the editor, click on the Attachments tab. Type a brief description of the file in the Comments field and click Browse to locate the file to be uploaded into the wiki.
To remove an attachment, click on the Attachments tab and click the Remove button to the right of the file.

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Please note that only members of UCL staff can create personal spaces.
Once you are logged on, you should see your name top right as a hyperlink on the UCL Wiki homepage. Click on this link.
On the page that appears, you should see a message saying You can create a personal space to keep your own pages and news. Click on the create a personal space hyperlink.
Now you need to set the viewing and editing rights for your space.
By default personal (and global) spaces are only viewable by the person concerned.
Note: Registered users - anyone logged into Confluence has no effect in the UCL implementation of the software.
If you want all registered users to have access, you have to explicitly give access to group "ucl-all". ucl-staff, ucl-hon, ucl-ug and ucl-pg are other useful groups. For detailed information about UCL access groups, see: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/upi/web-users/intranet-groups
You can also create your own groups and add people to them by clicking on the *Manage Users/Groups* tab. It is better to use this feature, rather than granting permission to individuals, as it is a lot less work if you ever need to change the permissions in future.
It is not recommended that you tick Anonymous - anyone, logged in or not, as this would expose your space to mischievous comments from the unscrupulous.
The address of your space is:

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Click on Preferences top right and then the Edit Profile tab.

Note that information put in your profile is visible to anonymous users of the UCL Wiki.

Access rights

To adjust who has what access to your space, click the Browse Space hyperlink top right and then the Space Admin tab. Click Edit Permissions under the relevant user category and tick the relevant boxes. Click Save All.

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A good general overview may be found at: http://www.atlassian.com/software/confluence/webinar.jsp
UCL specific documentation is here: http://wiki.ucl.ac.uk/display/AboutWiki/About+the+UCL+Wiki
For detailed documentation, see: http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Confluence+Documentation+Home

Tips

  1. Do not save your pages too often, as this creates many versions.
  2. Do not leave pages open in Edit mode for a long time, as this puts a heavy load on the server.