[pmwiki-users] Disable ? on page link markup

Martin Fick fick at fgm.com
Thu Sep 15 17:23:33 CDT 2005

Well, as a user I want to do it and the only way I can
think of to do it is to create an absolute link, that


On Tue, Sep 13, 2005 at 02:51:45PM -0500, Jonathan Scott Duff wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2005 at 01:28:45PM -0400, Martin Fick wrote:
> > Is there a way to make a link to a non-existing wiki page
> > not display the question mark?  It seems like this would be
> > a fairly usefull thing to have.  There are several internal
> > cases where pmwiki does not use the question mark  (such as
> > categories and pagelist groups), so why not let page
> > authors do it too?
> I don't know about putting that in the author's hands as much as
> making it a wiki-wide setting.  I mean, when would an author want to
> differentiate between "non-existent page with question mark" and
> "non-existent page without question mark"?
> In any case, you can change the link format for non-existing pages by
> setting the $LinkPageCreateFmt variable to something appropriate. For
> example:
> $LinkPageCreateFmt = 
>    "<a class='createlinktext' href='\$PageUrl?action=edit'>\$LinkText</a>";
> Or, since the existing $LinkPageCreateFmt variable puts the anchor on
> the question mark in the "createlink" class, you could just use CSS to
> hide it. Something like:
> a.createlink { display:none; }
> in your CSS file.
> I'm sure there are other ways.
> -Scott
> -- 
> Jonathan Scott Duff
> duff at pobox.com

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