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Re: mediawiki sub-pages question

From: Eliezer Bernart <eliezer.bernart@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:43:11 -0200
Message-ID: <CAAECTTT=g6CwBgKYAH+9fxE7ZyaRxpSaL0kF-t+60jvJdsP2ng@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Gash <dgash@google.com>
Cc: Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>, Julee AtAdobe <julee@adobe.com>
Oh, sorry, I guess that it was sent just to David.

Hey David!
>
> Looks like a bug when the content of the PrefixIndex special page is
> transposed to the content page.
>
> Doing the same query in the form (
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Special:PrefixIndex), the link to the
> next page is automatically generated. So while we do not have a fix for
> that or we wait for another solution come out, the link to the next page
> could be inserted manually.
>
> The link to the next page is:
> http://docs.webplatform.org/w/index.php?title=Special:PrefixIndex&from=dom%2FHTMLElement%2Fform&prefix=dom
>
> It will start from the last link generated and redirect the user to the
> query page. Where he can follow the other pages...
>
> It's far from a good solution but could be a workaround.
>
> Hope that helps you!
>
> Thanks!
>




Eliezer

@eliezerbernart
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On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 6:23 PM, David Gash <dgash@google.com> wrote:

> Hi Eliot,
>
> Thanks! I think the magic sauce might be the query, but I got a workaround
> from Eliezer Bernart. Am using the PrefixIndex form (
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Special:PrefixIndex) to generate the
> full list for now.
>
> Cheers,
> Dave
>
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 12:09 PM, Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>wrote:
>
>>  Hi Dave.
>>
>>
>>
>> Iím not sure what the magic sauce is, but I know itís possible. See the
>> CSS Properties page [1], for instance.
>>
>>
>>
>> Eliot
>>
>>
>>
>> [1] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* David Gash [mailto:dgash@google.com]
>> *Sent:* Thursday, January 23, 2014 9:47 AM
>> *To:* public-webplatform@w3.org
>> *Subject:* mediawiki sub-pages question
>>
>>
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>>
>>
>> I'm having some trouble viewing all sub-pages of a parent, and am tossing
>> it out to the list for ideas.
>>
>>
>>
>> Example: The dom <http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/dom> top-level
>> listing page contains this line of code:
>>
>>
>>
>> {{Special:PrefixIndex/dom/}}
>>
>>
>>
>> which presumably causes it to list everything under it, but the listing
>> table only goes as far as "dom/HTMLElement/form", which is by no means the
>> last dom-related page. At the bottom of the page, after the table ends,
>> there is no "further results" or similar link with which to view more
>> sub-pages.
>>
>>
>>
>> The parent page should either list all the pages in one go or paginate
>> them and provide a "more" link, yes? This help page<http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Subpages> suggests
>> using the {{FULLPAGENAME}} magic word in place of the literal page name
>> (in this case, dom/); I tried that, but got the same result.
>>
>>
>> I don't know how to get the parent to display the rest of the sub-pages.
>> Any info appreciated.
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Dave Gash
>>
>
>
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