[pmwiki-users] Great pagelist question...

Pico pmwiki at ben-amotz.com
Wed Aug 30 09:10:42 CDT 2006

Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 08:44:14AM -0400, The Editor wrote:
>> After thinking about it more though, parameterizing $DataValue may be
>> the best way to go, though I'm not sure exactly what you mean by it.
>> I take it you are saying we can somehow set the page variables as an
>> array based on Group.Name.  (Actually this is a MUCH better--as it
>> allows much greater flexibility).
> Yes, this is exactly what the Cookbook does, so that
>     {Cookbook.XYZ$RecipeSummary} 
> retrieves the "Summary:" line from the Cookbook.XYZ page,
> as opposed to {$RecipeSummary} which retrieves the "Summary:" 
> line from the current page.  They're all held in arrays based
> on the page's full name.
> And this allows a pagelist template to use {=$RecipeSummary}
> to easily grab the "Summary:" lines from all of the pages 
> in the list.


I've been meaning to ask, and now seems like a good time: could we have 
a look at the code that you used for the Cookbook so that it could be 
turned into a recipe, or at least available for others to adapt to their 
own sites.


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