[pmwiki-users] Is page#section behavior intentional?

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu Aug 14 00:46:12 CDT 2008

On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 05:44:17PM +0200, Peter Bowers wrote:
> I am working with some text sections that I have defined like this:
> [[#body]]here is some
> text on multiple lines
> and the last line[[#bodyend]]
> Then I access it using page#body.  I am finding that"and the last
> line" gets left out of the section.
> Is that intentional, designed for some reason I'm not seeing?  Or just
> based on an assumption that an anchor will always be at the beginning
> of a line?

Short answer:  it's intentional.  It's that way to handle the case
where anchors appear after some other start-of-line markup, such
as bullet or numbered lists:

    * [[#start]]  first item
    * second item
    * third item
    * [[#end]]  fourth item


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