[pmwiki-users] PTVs & pageindex - was: FoxEdit & Category

adam overton a at plus1plus1plus.org
Fri Jun 19 15:04:02 CDT 2009

thanks peter!
glad i'm not going crazy.
i just put my vote up to change it!
i'd be interested to hear if there's a good reason to keep this behavior
as it is, as it seems rather baffling to me.
thanks again, and keep me posted if it gets patched.

> On 6/18/2009, "adam overton" <a at plus1plus1plus.org> wrote:
>>but the main thing i'm writing about, however, still persists.
>>the following still doesn't show up in the pagelist immediately, and
>>i'm wondering if it should?
>>	(:myPtv: [[!Blem]]:)my category - {$:myPtv}
>>	pages with Category.Blem
>>	(:pagelist group=Test fmt=#simple link=Category.Blem list=all :)
> Hi. This comes from the fact that PmWiki reads PageTextVariables and
> PageList templates from the "saved" page instead of from the content
> that is being posted (for preview and for save). When you post your
> page, PmWiki saves all link targets, that will be used by the pagelist
> link= parameter. Only, {*$PTVs} are read from the previously saved wiki
> page.
> There is a related PITS entry for this issue. We discussed it before (not
> a bug, but a design choice), but I am willing to at least add a switch
> that allows admins to select the other behavior.
> See - vote - comment - at http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/PITS/01098
> Thanks,
> Petko

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