[pmwiki-users] pmwiki automatically creates new pages

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Tue Jan 27 11:01:03 CST 2009

On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 09:43:57AM -0600, David Shrader wrote:
> Hello All,
> I've run into a bit of an annoying syntax quirk, though.  Pmwiki seems
> to try to automatically create new pages based on text on a line that
> has no double square brackets.  For example, if I type in a molecular
> composition, like NaCl, SiC, or ZnO, pmwiki interprets those as new
> pages, even though I do not surround the text with [[]].  In the preview
> and saved states, each of these will be in red, have spaces before the
> capitals (NaCl becomes Na Cl), and can be clicked on.  When clicked, I
> am taken to a new page to edit.

That's a bit odd -- this behavior has been disabled by default
since Version 2.1.0 (March 2006).  So, something appears to have
wikiwords enabled.  Check your local/config.php file and make sure
that neither $EnableWikiWords nor $LinkWikiWords are being turned on.


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