Using a variable as default value for macro parameter?


I have a user macro where one of the required parameters is the 'page owner', i.e. the username of the person charged with keeping the page up to date. I want the default value for this parameter to be the username of the page creator. This I am trying to achieve by passing $ to the parameter:

## @param Owner:title=Owner|type=username|required=true|default=$

However, the string '$' is simply rendered as plain text in output. I have also tried to do it by setting a custom variable first, i.e.:

#set($ownerName = $
## @param Owner:title=Owner|type=username|required=true|default=$ownerName

But the result is the same. Can I pass a variable default value to the parameter somehow? It seems like this would be a trivial thing, so perhaps I am going about it the wrong way? Thanks in advance for any help!



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Hi, I'm currently facing the same problem. Did you found out by now how this can be achieved?



Hi, I'm afraid not. Have put my project on hold for now... :/

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