[pmwiki-users] Re: Suggestion for wiki calendar

John Rankin john.rankin at affinity.co.nz
Thu May 19 17:09:01 CDT 2005

On Thursday, 19 May 2005 11:25 PM, chr at home.se wrote:
>On 19 May 2005, John Rankin wrote:
>A simple way to generate such a list could be require that the author 
>actually puts a list at the start of the page... any such list would then 
>be put in the tooltip. If there is no list at the beginning of the page, 
>just take the first line of text as before.
>Anyway, this was just a suggestion of something I think is simple to 
>implement... Some people might even prefer writing e.g.
>	* pay the bills
>	* rent Buffy DVD
>	* go to vet
>at the top of a page 

That's very reasonable! How would you expect it to deal with

	* pay the bills

	* rent Buffy DVD

	* go to vet

Should it stop when it finds 2 newlines (easier) or when it finds 
something that isn't a list (harder)? 
>> >In relation to this, I have a second question. What controls what will 
>> >appear in the summary list? Is it the first line of each day, or is it the 
>> >first paragraph? Is there a directive you can use to specify exactly what 
>> >will appear for that day? (Perhaps using the (:description
>> >...:)?)
>> It shows up to the first line break or up to an invisible
>stop `. mark.
>Ok. Does line extension (i.e. using '\') work?

>From memory, no.

John Rankin

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