How to get the name of the template used to create a page?

I'm using the Customware reporting macros to create a list of pages in a space. I'd like to be able to use the page template name as one of the column values. Is there a way to get this value?

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There isn't really an automatic way of doing it, but there are a couple of options.

1. Parse it from the page contents.

Typically, a page has a single template, which is specified by the wiki markup of the page containing '{live-template:XXX}', where 'XXX' is the template name. You can use a regular expression to extract this name from the 'page:body' and display it. Eg:

{report-table}
  {local-reporter:page:space > space:all pages}
  {report-column:title=Page}{report-info:page:title|link=true}{report-column}
  {report-column:title=Find Template}{report-on:page:body > text:find "live-template:([^\}]+)"|separator=comma}{report-info:match:group 1}{report-on}{report-column}
{report-table}

2. Store the template name as a variable in the template itself. Eg. Add a 'Template Name' field to your template like so:

{set-data:Template Name|hidden=true|value=My Cool Template}

Then, just retrieve the 'data:Template Name' value for your column.

Hope that helps!

Regards,

David Peterson

Perfect! Thank You

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