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CBM Wiki Site-Level Preferences

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    • Set GRAY =
    • Set SILVER =
    • Set WHITE =
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Miscellaneous Settings

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CBM Wiki Site-Level Preferences

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Default Web Preferences

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  • Web-specific background color: (is overwritten by web preferences)
    • Set WEBBGCOLOR = #FFD8AA
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    • Set WEBSUMMARY =

  • Copyright notice:
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    • Set WEBCOPYRIGHT = This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
      Ideas, requests, problems regarding CBM Wiki? Send feedback
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    • Set WEBCOPYRIGHT = This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright &© by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
      Ideas, requests, problems regarding CBM Wiki? Send feedback
 

  • Simplified Copyright notice for the WebRss feed (don't use any special characters, html tags, entities, wiki markup or WikiWords)
    • Set WEBRSSCOPYRIGHT = Copyright 2019 by contributing authors

  • Exclude web from a web="all" search: (Set to on for hidden webs; is overwritten by web preferences) Note it is much better to use AccessControls in individual webs to control who can and can't view the contents of a web. NOSEARCHALL is retained for compatibility, but you should avoid using it.
    • Set NOSEARCHALL =
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  • Prevent automatic linking of WikiWords and acronyms (if set to on); link WikiWords (if empty); can be overwritten by web preferences:
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  • Prevent automatic linking of WikiWords and acronyms (if set to on); link WikiWords (if empty); can be overwritten by web preferences:
 
    • Set NOAUTOLINK =
    • Note: Use the [[...][...]] syntax to link topics in case you disabled WikiWord linking. The <noautolink> ... </noautolink> syntax can be used to prevents links within a block of text.
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  • If you use non WikiWords for topic names (for example "Expenses" or "Mighty1") and if you use bracket notation to link to those topics, it is useful to turn of all warnings (like: "WARNING: This topic name is not recommended because it will not be linked automatically") and checkboxes ("Allow non WikiWord for the new topic name"). Can be overwritten by web preferences. Set to on to activate:
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  • If you use non WikiWords for topic names (for example "Expenses" or "Mighty1") and if you use bracket notation to link to those topics, it is useful to turn of all warnings (like: "WARNING: This topic name is not recommended because it will not be linked automatically") and checkboxes ("Allow non WikiWord for the new topic name"). Can be overwritten by web preferences. Set to onto activate:
 
    • Set HIDE_NON_WIKI_WORD_WARNINGS =

  • Warn if %INCLUDE{}% of topic fails: Fail silently if empty or off. Output warning message (defined in templates/oopsalerts.tmpl) if set to on. Otherwise output specific text (use $topic for topic). You can override this in web preferences, or by using a warn="..." parameter with %INCLUDE{}% :
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      • Set TOC_MAX_DEPTH =
        • If not set: 6
        • Possible values: 1 to 6
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        • Can be overridden by depth parameter of TOC
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        • Can be overridden by depth parameter of TOC
 
    • The default TOC title:
      • Set TOC_TITLE =
        • If not set: nothing
        • Possible values: any string, for example On this page:
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        • Can be overridden by title parameter of TOC
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        • Can be overridden by title parameter of TOC
 
    • Do not show a TOC if the topic it contains is included in another topic:
      • Set TOC_HIDE_IF_INCLUDED =
        • If not set: included TOC is shown
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  • Vertical size of text edit box: (can be overwritten by user preferences)
    • Set EDITBOXHEIGHT = 22
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  • Style of text edit box. Set to width: 99% for full window width (default; this will override the EDITBOXWIDTH setting), or width: auto to disable. This setting works for IE and some other recent browsers. (can be overwritten by user preferences)
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  • Style of text edit box. Set to width: 99% for full window width (default; this will override the EDITBOXWIDTH setting), or width: autoto disable. This setting works for IE and some other recent browsers. (can be overwritten by user preferences)
 
    • Set EDITBOXSTYLE = width:99%

  • Style of the user signature
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HELP NOTE: Keyword $filename gets expanded to filename; $fileurl gets expanded to the urlencoded filename; $comment to comment; \t to tab (3 spaces for bullets).
<-- verbatim tag required to prevent error in Apache log; does not suppress Set -->

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    • Set ATTACHEDFILELINKFORMAT = \n * $filename: $comment
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  • Format of images when the link check box is checked: (can be overwritten by user preferences)
    HELP NOTE: Keyword $filename gets expanded to filename; $fileurl gets expanded to the urlencoded filename; $comment to comment; $size to width="..." height="..." attribute of img tag; \t to tab and \n to linefeed (3 spaces for bullets).

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    • Set ATTACHEDIMAGEFORMAT = \n * $comment:
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Platform Settings

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  Homepages | Main | MiniCBM | Public | Sandbox | System

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    • Set ATTACHFILESIZELIMIT = 10000
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  • Broadcast message for skins supporting a %BROADCASTMESSAGE% at the top of the page: (IMPORTANT: Set to empty message if not used; #Comment out unused messages)
    • Set BROADCASTMESSAGE =
    • #Set BROADCASTMESSAGE = NOTE: Edit and Attach will be disabled today between 05:00 PM and 06:00 PM PDT (00:00 to 01:00 GMT) for a scheduled CBM Wiki maintenance.
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Search Settings

  • Default type for search bin script, one of: keyword (for search engine like syntax), regex (for RegularExpression search), or literal (for verbatim search). It does not influence the default for the WebSearch
    • Set SEARCHDEFAULTTTYPE = keyword
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  • Default for %SEARCH{}% macro, one of: keyword, regex, or literal
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  • Default for %SEARCH{}%macro, one of: keyword, regex, or literal
 
    • Set SEARCHVARDEFAULTTYPE = literal
  • Stop words, e.g., common words and characters to exclude from a keyword search:
    • Set SEARCHSTOPWORDS = a, all, am, an, and, any, as, at, b, be, by, c, d, e, for, from, g, h, how, i, i'm, i.e., in, is, isn't, it, it's, its, j, k, l, m, n, o, of, on, or, p, q, r, s, t, that, that's, the, this, to, u, v, w, was, wasn't, what, what's, when, where, who, who's, will, with, x, y, z
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E-mail Settings

  • 'Mail this topic' mailto: link - can be included in topics, templates or skins
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  • 'Mail this topic' link text
    • Set MAILTHISTOPICTEXT = Send a link to this page
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TIP NOTE: Changing cache behaviour with these settings should not be necessary and may cause cache-related problems. These settings do not affect proxy caches.
  • NOTE: The current values of these preferences are not displayed in view mode (values are <link>-tags).
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  • http-equiv meta tags for view, rdiff, attach, search* scripts:
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  • http-equiv meta tags for view, rdiff, attach, search*scripts:
 
    • #Set HTTP_EQUIV_ON_VIEW =
    • Set HTTP_EQUIV_ON_VIEW =
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  • http-equiv meta tags for edit script:
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  • http-equiv meta tags for editscript:
 
    • Set HTTP_EQUIV_ON_EDIT =
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  • http-equiv meta tags for preview script:
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  • http-equiv meta tags for previewscript:
 
    • Set HTTP_EQUIV_ON_PREVIEW =
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Extension Settings

  • Skin overriding the default templates: (can be overwritten by WebPreferences and user preferences)
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TinyMCEPlugin

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  • Topic containing a section named INIT which will hold the default initialisation parameters for the TinyMCE editor.
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  • Topic containing a section named INITwhich will hold the default initialisation parameters for the TinyMCE editor.
 
    • #Set TINYMCEPLUGIN_INIT_TOPIC = TinyMCEPlugin
      HELP Not set in this topic, the plugin assumes this value if missing

TwistyPlugin

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  • Show/hide animation speed: 'fast', 'slow', or integer milliseconds | 0 (no animation)
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    • Set TWISTYPLUGIN_TWISTYANIMATIONSPEED = fast

Legacy support

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    • Set CLEAR =

  • Bullet sign:
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    • Set BULLET = •
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  • Vertical bar / pipe symbol:
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    • Set VBAR = |
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  • Vertical caret symbol:
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    • Set CARET = ^
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  • Line break and bullet with different levels of indentation:
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    • Set BB2 =
    • Set BB3 =
    • Set BB4 =
 

  • Hint: Above shortcuts are useful in tables where you cannot use newlines
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  • Colored text: (see more StandardColors)
    You type: %RED% red text %ENDCOLOR% and %GREEN% green text %ENDCOLOR%
    You get: red text and green text
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    • Note: %<color>% text must end with %ENDCOLOR%. If you want to switch from one color to another one you first need to end the active color with %ENDCOLOR%, e.g. write %RED% some text %ENDCOLOR% %GREEN% more text %ENDCOLOR%.
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    • Set YELLOW = looks like this
    • Set ORANGE = looks like this
    • Set RED = looks like this
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    • Set PINK = looks like this
 
    • Set PURPLE = looks like this
    • Set TEAL = looks like this
    • Set NAVY = looks like this
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    • Set BLACK = looks like this
    • Set GRAY = looks like this
    • Set SILVER = looks like this
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    • Set WHITE = looks like this (with gray background)
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    • Set WHITE = looks like this (with gray background)
 
    • The following color settings are enclosed in verbatim tags to avoid incorrect nesting of XHTML tags:
      * Set YELLOW = <span class='foswikiYellowFG'>
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    • Set GRAY =
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    • Set WHITE =
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Miscellaneous Settings

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  You can introduce new preference settings and use them in your topics and templates. There is no need to change the Foswiki engine (Perl scripts).
  • A preference is defined in a bullet item: [3 spaces] * [space] Set NAME = value
    Example (as a nested bullet item, indented 6 spaces):
    • Set WEBBGCOLOR = #FFFFC0
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  • Preferences are used as Macros by enclosing the name in percent signs: %. Example:
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  • Preferences are used as Macros by enclosing the name in percent signs: %. Example:
 
    • When you write %WEBBGCOLOR%, it gets expanded to #FFD8AA .
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ALERT! The sequential order of the preference settings is significant. Define preferences that use other preferences FIRST. For example, set WEBCOPYRIGHT before WIKIWEBMASTER since the copyright notice uses the Wiki administrator e-mail address.
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ALERT! The sequential order of the preference settings is significant. Define preferences that use other preferences FIRST. For example, set WEBCOPYRIGHT before WIKIWEBMASTERsince the copyright notice uses the Wiki administrator e-mail address.
 
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ALERT! In order to protect your custom preferences from being overwritten when upgrading the System.DefaultPreferences topic, it is recommended that all custom settings are defined in Main.SitePreferences.
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ALERT! In order to protect your custom preferences from being overwritten when upgrading the System.DefaultPreferences topic, it is recommended that all custom settings are defined in Main.SitePreferences.
 

Protected System Settings

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  • WebPreferences has preferences of the System web.
  • User topics in Main can have optional user preferences.
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  • Macros has a list of common %MACROS%.
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