[pmwiki-users] Custom bullets in lists

Roman romat2 at gmail.com
Fri May 26 03:58:21 CDT 2006

I understand. And what about less general but also sufficient way that
assumes predefined image directory? Is there a way how to define a
wikistyle that will not use its argument directly but surround it by
other text. So %listimage=custombullet.gif% in wiki markup would be
expanded like this:


On 5/26/06, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 26, 2006 at 12:37:00AM +0200, Roman wrote:
> > Nice, but it requires to define style for each image. If Pm could
> > extend Wikistyles to use attachment or intermap link in image url(),
> > then we could use any image without the need to define style for it.
> > But I don't know how hard is it to implement.
> It's hard enough to implement that it's not likely to happen soon.
> It's a bit of a chicken-and-egg problem.  Because we want wikistyles
> to be able to affect images (e.g., %width=50% Attach:foo.gif),
> the wikistyle markup ought to be processed after the Attach: markup.
> But this messes things up for something like
>    %list list-style=url(Attach:pdf.png)%
> because in this case we want the Attach:pdf.png to be replaced
> with a plain url and not an HTML <img .../> tag.  But in order
> to do that we have to somehow prevent the normal Attach: markup
> from doing its thing.
> There's lots of approaches that we could take to do something like
> this, but frankly it hasn't been a highly-demanded option so
> the reward/effort ratio isn't all that high at the moment.
> Pm

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