[Pmwiki-users] Re: Re: include part of a page syntax, revisited
Wed Jun 16 14:09:42 CDT 2004
On Wed, 16 Jun 2004, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 10:43:42AM +0200, Christian Ridderstr?m wrote:
> > I think it'd look pretty and *very* intuitive if
> > [[include:PageName#1-20]]
> > included lines 1-20. Is there anything bad with using this?
> No, not in itself, but it seems to me that whatever is used should
> match the syntax used to include the text between two anchors
> (i.e., #start#end).
Oh well... and it looked so nice. Btw, you don't think people might be
confused into thinking that in
the '123' is an anchor? (Assuming that is a valid example though)
In that case it'd be *easier* with a slight difference in the syntax --
although using '-' won't help here.
> > See my other mail for an example of how it could be useful.
> Umm, my original line about usefulness was about being able to say
> something like "the three paragraphs *before* #someanchor" -- I didn't
> see anything in your other mail that addressed this. Sorry if I missed it.
My fault, I missed "before".
> > I like the above, but... [...]
> > * I think 'SomePage#from' should be equivalent to 'Somepage#from+1p', i.e
> > the default is to include the entire paragraph. That's something I'd
> > need a lot more often.
> So far my reading of comments from others, as well as my own experience,
> is that 'SomePage#from' implies including a section (up to the next
> anchor) more than it does a paragraph. This is likely because the
> markup naturally references anchors (#), not paragraphs.
Could you point me to an example of where it's used? (I've never seen the
need for using it like that).
> > > The only item I'm unsure of is "include everything after #from", but I'm
> > > sure we can come up with something appropriate for that (e.g., a
> > > pseudo-anchor such as #end).
> > How about one of these:
[suggestions I on second thought didn't really like have been removed
> [[include:Page#from+]] looks good to me
> [[include:Page#from#]] looks okay to me
Christian Ridderstr?m http://www.md.kth.se/~chr
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