On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 03:16:11PM -0500, J Cameron Cooper wrote:
> John Poltorak wrote:
> > If I create a macro which defines a slot called 'content', is there any 
> > way to have that slot populated by a file with a specific name if it 
> > exists in a folder? 
> > 
> > What I'd like to do is create a structure text file, in each of the 
> > folders A B C and have it automatically loaded into a content slot of a 
> > master template whenever the options A B C are selected.
> > 
> > Can I do that, and if so how?
> > 
> > I have spent all day looking at ZPT references and have no idea if what 
> > I'd like to do is possible.
> You don't have to involve macros::
>   <div>I'm a header</div>
>   <p tal:condition="exists:context/stxfile"
>      tal:replace="structure context/stxfile/CookedBody">
>     This is sample page content
>   </p>
>   <div>I'm a footer</div>
> If 'stxfile' can be aquired, what it renders will be included as page 
> structure. (You may need to use a different method one the end of the 
> path to render the object; for Documents, this is 'CookedBody'.) 
> Otherwise, nothing will be rendered, though you could add a block with 
> the oposite condition to supply a default action.

Is 'stxfile' the actual filename? I'm not concerned about it being 
structured initially - just want to see it working in principle with any 
file containg some text.

> If you do not want the effects of acquisition, you may say instead::
>    tal:condition="exists:context/aq_explicit/stxfile"
> since Zope assumes you generally want acquisition.
>               --jcc
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