[pmwiki-users] Setting Page Variables

Hans design5 at softflow.co.uk
Tue Jul 29 10:46:26 CDT 2008

Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 2:49:15 PM, Dave Cooke wrote:

> Is it possible to set a page variable $FmtPV['$PV']to the value of a PTV?

sure, but why?

# setting PV {$Test} to PTV 'Test'
$FmtPV['$Test'] = PageTextVar($pagename, 'Test');

why would you prefer use of {$Test} over {$:Test} ?

There is also one limitation I believe:
you can use multi-line PTVs, but only single-line PVs


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