[pmwiki-users] (:directive:) in (:mytext: this is a hidden PTV:)

DaveG pmwiki at solidgone.com
Mon Apr 19 21:03:40 CDT 2010

On 4/19/2010 8:26 PM, ABClf wrote:
> Hi the list !
> I was in trouble for using (:thumblist:) in a large hidden PTV
> (:myptv: long text :).
> Here it is my problematic source:
> (:text: some long text, where I want images (:thumblist:) some more text:)
> doesn't work when showing {$:text} ; I guess it is because of the
> thumblist's « :) »
You might want to try defining a new markup to declare variables, and 
then use that as a wrapper for variable declarations that need to 
contain markup. You can see this in action in BlogIt, which stores blog 
entries as multi-line PTVs. The foundation is setting 
$PageTextVarPatterns. In BlogIt for example, this pattern allows this 
format [[#blogit_VARIABLE_NAME]]:...[[#blogit_VARIABLE_NAMEend]] to 
store a variable, in addition to the normal (:...:...:) pattern.

$PageTextVarPatterns['[[#anchor]]'] = '/(\[\[#blogit_(\w[_-\w]*)\]\](?: 

  ~ ~ Dave

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