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Re: [Gnumed-devel] placeholders in latex

From: Busser, Jim
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] placeholders in latex
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 00:57:39 +0000

On 2012-01-03, at 2:10 PM, Karsten Hilbert wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 01, 2012 at 11:01:31PM +0000, Jim Busser wrote:
>>>>    form_name
>>>>    (maybe also form_version ?)
>>> The placeholder handler does not have that information. In
>>> fact, it does not even know it is replacing placeholders
>>> inside a form (rather than in something else).
>> Can you think of a manageable way of getting, outputted to LaTex, the name 
>> of the form associated with the template that was selected in writing a 
>> letter?
> It needed inventing "injectable" placeholder the values of
> which would be injected into the placeholder replacement
> data source at appropriate times (and removed again later).
> The list of valid injectables is in, as with
> other types of placeholders. The syntax is "name::::max length".
> Instances of the cLatexForm class now inject
> "form_name_long", "form_name_short", and "form_version" into
> the placehoder data source just before placeholder
> substitution. This also required passing the cFormTemplate
> instance to the actual form instance from which it was
> created such that the instance knows its template (and can
> thus query it for the name/version information). Other
> cFormEngines can do so as well as needed.
> Done in git head.
> Karsten

Am I correct to believe that injectable placeholders are not in GNUmed 1.1x but 
that they can be included in the next release?

-- Jim

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