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Item5902: $topic results variable does not render if combined with string

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Here's a simple test:
%DBQUERY{topic="WebHome" format="   * $topictest"}%
...that results in:

  • $topictest

Also, I noticed that the $topic format variable is not listed under DBQUERY tag. Was this an oversight?

-- TWiki:Main/LynnwoodBrown - 08 Aug 2008

That's no bug. This is done by purpose to match exactly the string $topic. There are plugins that expand different variables, e.g. $parent, $parenttitle, $parentsummary.

To concatenate the result of $topic with test use $topic$noptest

-- TWiki:Main.MichaelDaum - 08 Aug 2008

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Summary $topic results variable does not render if combined with string
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.LynnwoodBrown
SVN Range TWiki-5.0.0, Sun, 03 Aug 2008, build 17280
AppliesTo Extension
Component DBCachePlugin
Priority Normal
CurrentState No Action Required
TargetRelease n/a
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Topic revision: r2 - 2008-08-08 - MichaelDaum
 
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