[pmwiki-users] Preview doesn't resolve page text variables
randy at brownragfilms.com
Tue May 26 17:20:42 CDT 2009
If it's not a bug, then "Preview" is a misnamed feature. Anything that
shows the old values is not really a preview.
The current behavior limits PmWiki's potential to do some interesting
applications that rely on PTVs. Because I use PTVs heavily, I have to
remove preview capability from my edit form!
Is there any way for me to make a patch that would make Preview really
preview the page?
On May 26, 2009, at 1:53 PM, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> I'm willing to entertain patches that make it possible to view page
> text variables when a page is being previewed, but the fact that
> it doesn't work now isn't exactly a bug in my book.
On May 26, 2009, at 2:32 PM, Petko Yotov wrote:
>> It is a feature of the implementation, and it should be documented
>> (if it
> isn't already). PageTextVariables, like PageList templates, are
> always read
> from the last saved page content.
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