[pmwiki-users] Custom markup over multiple lines
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Sun Jan 1 10:19:15 CST 2006
Thanks very much. I made a minor correction to the ordering of the <<
and >>, and also the //s should be /s since we're using single quotes:
'<div class="country $1">$2</div>');
Out of interest, would it be more in the pmwiki-way to define the markup:
Or some other way?
~ ~ Dave
Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 31, 2005 at 09:58:27PM -0500, DaveG wrote:
>>I'm trying to define a custom markup that spans text over multiple
>>lines. Here's what I have:
>>Markup('^Country:', 'directives', '/^Country
>>(UK|US|JP|AU|NZ|CA):(.*?)>><</im', '<div class="country $1">$2</div>');
>>There are two problems I'd like help with.
>>1] How to get the regex to span multiple lines?
>>2] The >><< terminator doesn't work. I tried "\>\>\<\<" to no avail.
>>What's the right way?
> Any markup that is intended to span multiple lines can't be in
> the directives section, because by that point PmWiki has
> already broken the text up into separate lines. It needs to go
> in the "fulltext" section, or at least somewhere before the
> "split" markup rule.
> The regular expression '.' doesn't match a newline unless the /s
> option is given.
> Lastly, the characters '<' and '>' are already converted to
> '<' and '>' by the time the markup rules are in effect,
> so to match >><< in the markup one must use <<>>.
> So, perhaps something like:
> Markup('^Country:', 'fulltext',
> '<div class="country $1">$2</div>');
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