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How can I use dashes in topic names?

One of my old T(m)Wiki applications created topics with dashes in their name like yyyy-mm-nnn. On Foswiki my application breaks as I couldn't get Foswiki to create topicnames with dashes in them, even if I have checked the allow non-Wiki Word box.

So, how can I get this functionality back in Foswiki?

ps: I'm using [[][]] notation for linking, so I don't need/want WikiWords.

-- FranzJosefGigler - 06 Jul 2009

i created Sandbox.2009-07-06 by directly modifying the URL to include bin/edit. from that topic, i created Sandbox.2007-07-07 using the double bracket notation. i only see a problem with WebTopicCreator filtering out -'s. please file a bug for this.

and perhaps this was broken on the store level post 1.0.0?

-- WillNorris - 07 Jul 2009

WebTopicCreator uses Javascript to validate topic names, that's another issue. My problem was due to the restrictive default setting in TopicNameValidationPlugin which I had installed lately. So I consider my question answered.

-- FranzJosefGigler - 07 Jul 2009

QuestionForm edit

Subject Missing functionality
Version Foswiki 1.0.6
Status Needs followup in Tasks
Topic revision: r3 - 07 Jul 2009, FranzJosefGigler - This page was cached on 18 Feb 2019 - 02:42.

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