[pmwiki-users] pmwiki automatically creates new pages

David Shrader dshrader at wisc.edu
Tue Jan 27 11:50:43 CST 2009

Thanks everyone who replied!  Turning $EnableWikiWords off in the 
config.php took care of it.

Thanks again for the quick help!

Patrick R. Michaud wrote the following on 01/27/2009 11:01 AM:
> 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.
> Pm

David Shrader
Research Assistant
Computational Materials Group
Materials Science Program
University of Wisconsin - Madison
email: dshrader at wisc.edu
web: http://matmodel.engr.wisc.edu/

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