Confluence Cloud

Lucidchart integrates with Confluence Cloud so you can create custom diagrams and embed them in wikis. Here’s how you can install and configure the add-on.

Create a Lucidchart Team Account

Team and Enterprise accounts can install our Confluence Cloud plugin for free. Others will need to first start a Team trial to install the plugin.

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Install the Lucidchart add-on

  1. Log into your Confluence instance as an Admin.
  2. Click the gear icon, select “Add-ons,” then choose “Find New Add-ons.”
  3. Search for “Lucidchart” and click “Install.” Follow the instructions to complete installation, and then close the dialogue box.
  4. Alternatively, you can install Lucidchart from the Atlassian Marketplace

Configure add-on

  1. Click on “Manage” or go to "Manage Add-ons" and find Lucidchart.
  2. Hit “Configure” and follow the prompts to connect your Lucidchart Team account with Confluence. Make sure you are logged into Lucidchart as a Team Admin.
  3. Click “Link to Lucidchart Team,” then “Link with Lucidchart User.”
  4. Select “Invite users to join your team” or visit www.lucidchart.com/teams to grant additional users full or view-only access to Lucidchart.

How to Use the Lucidchart add-on for Confluence Cloud

To attach a diagram to a page

  1. Navigate to any Confluence page and select "+" or type the shortcut “{“ to open a drop-down menu where you can select “Lucidchart.”
  2. In the pop-up window, insert an existing diagram, create a new one, or import a Visio, Gliffy or OmniGraffle document directly.
  3. For new diagrams, click the orange “+Document” button. The arrow will open a template picker for different types of diagrams. Creating a new document will open our editor in a new tab. This short tutorial explains the basic components of creating your diagram.
  4. After creating your document, you can then insert it into the Confluence page. A new panel will appear on the Confluence page that contains all diagrams attached to it.
  5. To view an attached diagram

    1. Anyone with access to the page can view the diagrams attached to it, but only those invited to collaborate can edit them. To let others edit, extend permissions from the Lucidchart editor or documents list.
    2. In Confluence, click a diagram’s thumbnail to open it in a full-screen viewer.

    To edit or delete an embedded diagram

    1. Click “Edit” in the right-hand corner of the Confluence page.
    2. Click your diagram, and hit the light gray “Edit” button.
    3. You’ll see a window titled “Edit Macro Settings” where you can enter a page range, alter the width and alignment of your diagram, and update the diagram.
    4. Click “Update embedded diagram” to sync changes already made, or hit “Edit diagram” to open the document in the Lucidchart editor.
    5. You can then modify the diagram if you have ownership or sharing permissions to do so.
    6. Click the Remove Diagram link to remove the diagram from your wiki.

    You’re now ready to start using Lucidchart for Confluence Cloud. If you have any further questions, just send an email to support@lucidchart.com and we'll be glad to help.

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