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SID-00991: Custom template topic for comment plugin does not enum

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Category: CommentPlugin Server OS: centos 5 Last update: 7 years ago

I am using a custom prompt and output for the comment plugin. I created a topic named "JobPostCommentTemplate" and put in the defs for prompt and output.

I used this line for the comment:

%COMMENT{templatetopic="JobPostCommentTemplate" type="jobpost" }%
that did not work. So I Cut and pasted the raw edit from the template and put it in "TWiki.UserCommentsTemplate".

Then i changed the comment to:

%COMMENT{ type="jobpost" }% 
And it worked.

So I thought maybe the template was not picked up. So I went to "Main.WebCreateNewTopic" page and looked in the dropdown list under "Use Template", and I found the Template in the list.

So, the question is why does "templatetopic" seem to be ignored

-- ScottGutman - 2010-10-06

Discussion and Answer

Not sure why it does not work in your case. See for example, this comment box, it is defined as:
%COMMENT{ type="support_comment" templatetopic="SupportCommentTemplate" }%
pointing to the SupportCommentTemplate topic.

Did you include the generic template %TMPL:INCLUDE{"%SYSTEMWEB%.CommentPlugin"}% in your template topic?

-- PeterThoeny - 2010-10-06

Your a genius!!

I added that include line and it worked.


-- ScottGutman - 2010-10-12

-- ScottGutman - 2010-10-12

Yes, not very intuitive & and not well thought through spec on requiring a TMPL:INCLUDE for custom templates.

-- PeterThoeny - 2010-10-12

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Status Answered
Title Custom template topic for comment plugin does not enum
SupportCategory CommentPlugin
TWiki version 5.0.0
Server OS centos 5
Web server apache
Perl version

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Topic revision: r5 - 2010-11-03 - MichaelEngel
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