[pmwiki-users] Using PmWiki as my Knowledge Base
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Thu Jul 19 17:33:57 CDT 2007
On Thu, Jul 19, 2007 at 03:33:15PM -0600, Nelson E. Ingersoll wrote:
> I am trying to determine if it is possible for me to PmWiki as my
> Knowledge Base. Often I will create content and I believe that PmWiki will
> be excellent for that. However, I will also need to be able to access,
> preferably through PmWiki, already created non-Wiki content. PDF files,
> HTML, text files, Word/Excel documents.
There are two ways to access non-Wiki files in PmWiki.
1) Use the "upload" mechanism (aka the "Attach:" markup).
2) Put the files on your webserver (that is, places where your webserver
can access them) and use the "Path:" markup.
Where did you install PmWiki?
Assuming, for example, that you installed it in /var/www/htdocs/pmwiki
then the webserver would know how to access files in the /var/www/htdocs
So suppose you created the /var/www/htdocs/data directory, and put your
non-Wiki files there.
To access the file /var/www/htdocs/data/mypdf.pdf you would use the
Is that as clear as mud?
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