[pmwiki-users] editing pmwiki pages

christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com
Mon May 22 19:40:24 CDT 2006

On Sun, 21 May 2006, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:

> On Sun, May 21, 2006 at 05:22:20PM +0200, Erich Hoffmann wrote:
>> Hello all.
>> Using pmwiki for some projects of my own on a local machine (mandriva
>> linux 2006) I'm very happy with it.
>>    Hope I can express what I have in mind. - When editing a page, the
>> editor of the browser starts.  But this editor has no macro programming
>> at all, no search&replace etc etc and as I am used to emacs and vim I
>> miss that a lot.  I know that there is a pmwiki-mode for emacs, but
>> with this mode I still have to open the source code file in wiki.d.
>> But in this file the line breaks aren't visible (as character %0a, yes,
>> but not as a real line break).
> I think you're probably using the emacs mode editor wrong.  You're
> supposed to use it to edit the web version of the page, not to
> edit the files in wiki.d/ directly.  (But I'm not an emacs user,
> so I can't say much more about it than that.)

Patrick is correct. What you should do is something like this:

 	M-x pmwiki-open

and then give the URI for the wiki page you want to edit. Please read the 
documentation for pmwiki-mode, and if you still have questions, I'll be 
happy to answer them!


Christian Ridderström, +46-8-768 39 44               http://www.md.kth.se/~chr

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