The situation: I have a "main_template" that does the looks of the site, with a "main" slot where the content goes, much like the standard templates give you.
Now I have objects that behave similarly and share some interface components, so I figured I could try to create another macro, with another slot to fit inside that "main" slot, that all of the objects/content types could re-use. So I end up doing what I said below ... But that doesn't work :( I've come up with an alternative for now, though it's not as elegant as this I think ... But it'll have to do. If you care to keep reading, the details: main_template: <define-macro="master"> <... some html ...> <define-slot="main" /> <... some html ...> </define-macro> shared template: <use-macro="main_template/master"> <fill-slot="main"> <define-macro="shared"> <... some html ...> <define-slot="sharedslot" /> <... some html ...> </define-macro> </fill-slot> </use-macro> Object specific template: <use-macro="shared"> <fill-slot="sharedslot"> <... some html ...> </fill-slot> </use-macro> This works without errors, except that only the first macro "shared" comes out, the "master" one never gets processed :( I would've expected this to be recursive ... Ah well :( Thanks! J.F. -----Original Message----- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of J Cameron Cooper Sent: January 26, 2006 12:52 AM To: Doyon, Jean-Francois Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: [Zope] Can one nest macros with slots? Doyon, Jean-Francois wrote: > I can't seem to do this: > > <use-macro> > <fill-slot> > <define-macro> > <... Some html ...> > <define-slot></define-slot> > <... Some html ...> > </define-macro> > </fill-slot> > </use-macro> > > Allowing me to nest multiple reusable templates? > > I have objects with common interfaces which could easily share templates ... > If I could do this! (The shared template still needs to endup in the > "master" template). > > Or are there other techniques to achieve this? Macros are decided at compile time so that you can ask a template (which is not called) for its macros:: here/main_template/macros/master The code above would have macros being created in some other template at the time this macros is used, and I cannot imagine how they would be available. Why is a macro with whatever uses your common interfaces not suitable? You scenario is too vague for any other advice. --jcc -- Building Websites with Plone http://plonebook.packtpub.com/ _______________________________________________ Zope maillist - Zope@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ) _______________________________________________ Zope maillist - Zope@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev )