Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#11812 new enhancement

cannot nest Include macro in CSV

Reported by: 5@… Owned by: Alec Thomas
Priority: normal Component: CsvMacro
Severity: normal Keywords: nest
Cc: Trac Release:

Description (last modified by Ryan J Ollos)

I want to auto-generate tables in csv form, and have them show up in the wiki as soon as they're checked in. The CsvMacro and IncludeMacro have the two functions I need, but won't nest. Here's a test:

trac tests

bracket form Include doesn't work in brace-bracket CSV


next: CSV works in bracket form

[[CSV(hi, there)]]

but: bracket Include in bracket CSV doesn't work


although bracket form Include works on its own


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CSVInclude macro -- quick and dirty hack

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Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by Jun Omae

Description: modified (diff)

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

Description: modified (diff)

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by Jun Omae

Component: IncludeMacroCsvMacro
Keywords: csv removed
Owner: changed from Ryan J Ollos to Alec Thomas

Macro's content usually cannot be written wiki text except some macros. Especially, CsvMacro's content is comma-separated values and the macro never parse the content as wiki text.

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by 5@…

Ah, I guess I see the issue. Borrowing heavily from your code and that of CSVMacro, I hacked together a CSVInclude macro that works for me; but I wouldn't call it shippable software, and I'm not a good enough coder that I should volunteer to maintain it. Maybe I'll get brave and figure out how to publish it and run away.

comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

Feel free to just attach your code to this ticket. We have too many projects on trac-hacks already that are unmaintained.

Changed 10 years ago by anonymous

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CSVInclude macro -- quick and dirty hack

comment:6 Changed 10 years ago by anonymous

Ok, done. Thanks for your time, and for the open-source code that let me get what I needed done.

It might have been more tasteful for me to teach Include about text/csv, but I doubt I'd ever have debugged that.

I'd close the ticket, but "anonymous" doesn't seem to have the power.

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