[pmwiki-users] Footnotes Extended external link
Dr Fred C
drfredc at verizon.net
Sun May 25 17:29:39 CDT 2008
Daniel Roesler wrote:
> Hey all,
> So far, there isn't a way to include links (i.e.
> [[http://www.example.com|Article1]] ) in footnotes. Footnotes,
> FootnotesExtended, and MarkupExtensions don't allow the inclusion of
> linking markup in their footnote text. I don't think it would be that
> hard to add such a feature.
You might be making it more complicated than is necessary.
If all you are trying to do is add links to footers or headers, (not
footnotes like a bibliography), aka the first or last section of a wiki
page, you just create the GroupFooter (or GroupHeader) page for that
group by creating a GroupFooter page with whatever you want (including
links) for that group and you're done. For more info, edit a page in
the group you want a GroupFooter (or GroupHeader) to be in and click on
"show help" then "documentation index" for an explanation.
If you want to include MyPage with links, inside of another page of
your choice, which would display links, pictures, text or anything else
you might wish, create the wiki page you want to include, such as
MyPage, then where ever you want to display it in another wiki page put
(:include <MyPage>:) where you want it to display.
If you've got a long list of footnotes you want to refer to, create a
group FootNotes.Footnotes and then a page for each foot note. eg.
FootNote.FN1 FootNote.FN2, etc. Then put (:include FootNote/FN1 :)
where you want FN 1 to display.
BTW, there's some minor caveats for accessing MyPage from other groups
(including sidebars from different groups). Basically, you need to be
specific about what group your MyPage is located in. If MyPage is in
the MyStuff group, to be sure your wiki doesn't get confused, you need
to refer to it (:include MyStuff/MyPage :)
Always, Dr Fred C
drfredc at drfredc.com
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