[pmwiki-users] Using Page Text Variables {$:Var} for multi-line Includes

The Editor editor at fast.st
Thu Sep 28 11:14:53 CDT 2006

On 9/28/06, Pico <pmwiki at ben-amotz.com> wrote:
> Currently, the new page text variables {$:var} store values up until
> the first line break.  Long paragraphs are apparently ok, as long as
> the text is wrapped without intervening line breaks.  Apart from that,
> page text variables do not appear to work with multi-line text.
> (1) Are there any work-arounds that would allow line breaks in page
> text variables?

Have you tried using [[<<]]?  That's what I'm using in FAST Data for
the magic boxes. (I do automatic substitutions whenever data goes in
and out).


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