[pmwiki-users] Make "M. Name" work for profil link

Christopher Cox ccox at endlessnow.com
Wed Mar 30 21:59:30 CDT 2016

On 03/30/2016 08:48 PM, ABClf wrote:
> Hello, hello,
> I have a form built with fox where I ask poster to comment and sign ;
> signature field is as follows :
> Signature (:input text author value='{$Author}' :)
> I would like to use the given author value for linking to the Profile
> page, yet I don't know how to manipulate that value so that it's
> giving a regular pagename for PmWiki.
> Some users use something as M. Smith. And of course [[Group/M. Smith]]
> won't work.
> What would be the right way to use / format the Author value in a
> PmWiki compliant value ?

I've done things like this in the past using (:title ... :) markup to make (for 
example) MarkMcmillian look like Mark McMillian.

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