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Link for displaying structure of current web/topic

It is possible to display location of any topic in webs/subwebs/topics structure calling a Tree macro. It is also possible to get a general overview of wiki structure in SiteMap

However I think that it might be convenient/useful to add link to the bottom or top of page which will show a topic that:
  • visualize position of current topic in webs/topics hierarchy. Since both: webs and topics might be parent to children topics, possibility to visually (for example by icon or color) differentiate them will give a deeper insight to current structure.
  • provide links to whole parent webs and children topics hierarchy
  • provide useful stats, for example: number of children topics, number of webs/topics on parent level, number of topics (all, on all levels) in current web
I think that most of that might be accomplished by including by default a Tree plugin and preparing appropriate topic where content of variables web and topic will be replaced/changed only

What do you think about it? Would you agree to add such Feature Requests?

-- MateuszKDzior - 28 Sep 2015

This would probably be best done with an Extension. Feature proposals are probably not the best way to accomplish this, as they really don't go anywhere without a committed developer. Until a developer says "I'm willing to implement this" and sets a committed date, they just wait in the backlog.

-- GeorgeClark - 28 Sep 2015

(1) To display the web structure as a have a look at the FlexWebListTree example of FlexWebListPlugin.

(2) To display all topics of a web indented try this using DBCachePlugin


(3) To display all topics as a graph use DirectedGraphWebMapPlugin

Home work for you to combine (1) with (2) or (3) ... Performance warning: This could knock out your server crawling every single topic of the wiki.

-- MichaelDaum - 29 Sep 2015

QuestionForm edit

Subject Missing functionality
Extension TreePlugin
Version Foswiki 2.0.0
Status Answered
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Topic revision: r3 - 29 Sep 2015, MichaelDaum - This page was cached on 09 Oct 2018 - 23:56.

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