[pmwiki-users] Wikiwords and style identifiers bug and workaround
john.rankin at affinity.co.nz
Tue Aug 8 23:27:48 CDT 2006
On Wednesday, 9 August 2006 1:43 PM, Pico <pmwiki at ben-amotz.com> wrote:
>Dominique Faure wrote:
>> Developing a new cookbook recipe involving divs, my kindly beta-tester
>> found that using a Wikiword as a style identifier breaks the page
>> An example is available at http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Test/WikiWordsAndStyles
>> The reason is that during the page markup translation, links/wikiwords
>> are handled before blocks/styles, so such identifier is recognized and
>> interpreted as a wikiword wherever it could occur in the page.
>> A workaround could be to introduce non wikiword chars allowed in
>> identifiers (underscores,...) or even use the fact that forbidden
>> chars in identifiers are replaced by underscore:
>> (:div id='an identifier with forbidden chars':)
>> In the markup above, the identifier is rendered as:
>> <div id='an_identifier_with_forbidden_chars'>
>Yeah, I noticed this when I was testing the ShowHide recipe back in
>March and noted the following workarounds:
>"Naming a div id. Watch out for Uppercase characters. If your first
>character is uppercase, then all the rest must be in lowercase (Abc).
>Additional capitals (ABc and AbC) will cause the markup to fail. If your
>first character is lowercase, however, then you can have multiple
>uppercase characters (aBC). --Pico"
What happens if you "escape" the wikiword?
Fromm memory, the `MyDiv will be put in a Keep and restored in time
for style processing.
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