[pmwiki-users] MarkupExtension - FootNotes problem
peter.brink at brinkdata.se
Fri Aug 26 12:13:08 CDT 2005
Patrick R. Michaud skrev:
> John Rankin should be able to answer in more detail, but I'll
> provide my observations.
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> The solution is to make sure that each footnote identifier is unique.
> This could be done by something like
> - Never resetting the footnote counter to zero
> - Adding a "footnote group" counter into the anchor, as in
> #fn_1_1, #fn_1_2, #fn_1_3, ... and then after a [^#^] markup
> has been encountered increasing the group number to produce
> anchors like #fn_2_1, #fn_2_2, #fn_2_3, etc.
> I don't think the problem is tied to any particular version of PmWiki;
> I think that the footnote capabilities in extendmarkup.php aren't
> (yet?) designed to support multiple instances of the [^#^] markup
> in a single page.
Thanks for the help Patrick!
I've commented out the resetting of the counter as quick n' dirty
solution. I'll probably try and change the code so that I can have
several sets of footnotes numbered from 1 and up, but I save that for
later this weekend... :-)
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