[pmwiki-users] Create New Page templates

Susan M. Garrett susanmgarrett at earthlink.net
Mon Apr 20 19:06:17 CDT 2009

Dear Patko,

Thank you!  I'll read through those tonight.

I wouldn't have even thought to look in the AutoGroupPages recipe.

Thanks again.

-----Original Message-----
>From: Petko Yotov <5ko at 5ko.fr>
>Sent: Apr 20, 2009 4:54 PM
>To: "Susan M. Garrett" <susanmgarrett at earthlink.net>
>Cc: pmwiki-users at pmichaud.com
>Subject: Re: [pmwiki-users] Create New Page templates
>On Tuesday 21 April 2009 00:51:19 Susan M. Garrett wrote:
>> To make things easier for my authors, I'm putting together a walk-through
>> page to help my authors put their works into the wiki in a consistant
>> format.
>> What I'd like to do is set up a couple of create new page templates that
>> could be launched from that page.
>> For example "If you have a work of one page or less, do THIS" and "If you
>> have a work of more than one page, do THIS."
>> The author would enter the group name and page name according to the
>> instructions, click the button to create the new page, and would find
>> themselves with the new page sitting at EDIT status, prefilled with
>> formatted code in which they would have to enter a few variables and then
>> save - bingo! there's the page with the data formatted correctly.
>There is a recipe that allows authors a choice among several pre-filled 
>templates before creating new pages. Please see :
>  http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/EditTemplatesMenu
>It could also suggest different templates for different wiki-groups.
>This EditTemplates Menu though, appears after the authors follow a link to a 
>non-existant page, so it may be slightly different from what you imagined.
>For newly created wikigroups, you could create a number of pre-filled pages 
>with this recipe :
>  http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/AutoGroupPages

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