is there a way to insert data in a page which comes from another page?
I'm trying to build a simple inventory: a list of pages created from a template which hold a collection of data, lets say from a server (CPU, memory, etc). Then I would like to be able to build a summary page, fed from the data of the other pages, so I can for example have only the CPU information of every server at a glance.
I took a look at the macros but didn't find exactly what I need. Maybe using named excerpts...
Does anybody know a solution?
the excerpts macro won't work because I can have just one per page and I need multiple ones (one for CPU, one for RAM, etc.).
With the include macro I would need to split every page into multple ones: one page for each server/attribute pair; every time I'd need to change an attribute I'd need to select the appropriate page...
Yes, multi excerpts was my best guess, I just wanted to know if there are other alternatives.
As an alternative you could have a look at the projectdoc Toolbox (which I am an author of - biased alarm! ).
With projectdoc you can define tables with properties (CPU, RAM, ...) and then run queries and display the result in a table. You may also transclude multiple fragments, even from a result set based on properties of a table.
Maybe this suits your requirements:
Besides the use of properties you need to define content or sections very similar to how the excerpt macro works.
Hope this helps!
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