[pmwiki-users] Anchor Difficulties

Randy Brown randy at brownragfilms.com
Thu May 22 17:29:47 CDT 2008

Or, if you want everything on a single page, it can be done (a bit  
clumsily) with Get. See

http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/HttpVariables and scroll down to  
"Using Get to divide a long page into separate parts to read"


On May 22, 2008, at 5:02 PM, Kathryn Andersen wrote:

> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 02:53:14PM -0700, Robert Smith wrote:
>> My department is trying to set up a wiki for documentation and
>> procedures.  We made an alphabetical list of all the documents in our
>> department that is accessed through a series of anchors.   
>> Unfortunately,
>> when we click on the anchored letter it takes us to the anchored
>> category and chops off the top of the page so we can scroll back up.
>> For example, if you click on the Letter X, it'll go to the X  
>> listing but
>> you can scroll back up to A.  Any assistance you can offer would be
>> greatly appreciated.
> Er, but isn't that the way that anchors *always* work?
> I don't mean just PmWiki anchors, but HTML anchors in general.
> You can always scroll backwards up the page.  It would be pretty awful
> if you couldn't!
> If you really want to ensure that when someone clicks on "X", they  
> will
> *only* have access to the list of "X" documents, then rather than  
> having
> the entire list on one page, make separate pages for each letter, and
> link to those pages rather than using anchors.
> Kathryn Andersen
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