[pmwiki-users] minimal text file to create pmwiki page

Edwin Marte edwin.marte at leidba.com
Sun Jun 2 10:25:50 CDT 2013

Ok, Thanks!

Actually I would like a sample of both if possible so I can Analyze the
code and then change it to fit my needs.


On Sun, Jun 2, 2013 at 10:02 AM, Mark Lee <mark.lee.phd at gmail.com> wrote:

> Edwin,
> Sure, I can share my script. Are you interested in the VBA code, or would
> you like an example spreadsheet that runs the script?
> -Mark
> On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 3:10 PM, Edwin Marte <edwin.marte at leidba.com>wrote:
>> Hello Mark! Very nice implementation!
>>  Any chance that you could share your script, for a long time I have been
>> waiting for such a script to keep track of my parts both locally and pmwiki.
>> Regards,
>> Edwin
>> On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 3:54 PM, Tamara Temple <tamouse.lists at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Mark Lee <mark.lee.phd at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > Thank you Tamara. The following does just what I am looking for.
>>> Quite welcome, I'm sure.
>>> > I also realized that the symbol % needs to be replaced by the hex code
>>> %25.
>>> > I am well on my way to mapping my page content to pmwiki pages. Here
>>> is an example page that I
>>> > just put together using a text editor.
>>> Again, the import recipe I described earlier is ace if you have a lot of
>>> pages to convert at once. Generate the plain text files locally, ftp
>>> them up to an import directory, then run the import script and done. No
>>> need to worry about converting newlines to %0a, percent to %25, and less
>>> than (<) to %3c.
>>> > http://ediblelandscape.org/pmwiki.php?n=Plants.Plant167
>>> *VERY* nicely designed site!
>>> > In that example, a cell in my spreadsheet contained the species name
>>> "Rosa woodsii". I have a
>>> > script written in VBA (Excel spreadsheet) that writes this to a text
>>> file
>>> > %0a(:Species: Rosa woodsii:)%0a
>>> > Each row in my spreadsheet contains the content for each page. Each
>>> cell is assigned to a
>>> > PageTextVariable, and each of these goes to the location on the page I
>>> previously defined in the
>>> > page template for the skin. With a click of a button, I can generate
>>> all the pages for my site,
>>> > and with a few more clicks the pages are uploaded to my site via ftp.
>>> A simple Content
>>> > Management System using a spreadsheet and FileZilla. I really like
>>> PMWiki, but I like the
>>> > ability to backup the content of the site in form that is independent
>>> of PMWiki and is portable
>>> > between different platforms.
>>> Do not disagree with any of that, it's just a unique (to me) way of
>>> using PmWiki as a publishing system. Perfectly valid, wonderful use of
>>> PmWiki!
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