Can I pass names/variables to child pages?

Hi all,

We're currently using a combination of the create-page macro, create-child macro, and Confluence templates to spontaneously create a new page with child pages at the click of a button. So I can create a new page "Mazda" and a structure like so:

Mazda 323

  • Service History
  • Specs
  • Owner History

And that works just lovely. Unfortunately, if I leave the above as is and then create a new page "Ford" through the same method, we end up with:

Ford Focus

  • Service History 1
  • Specs 1
  • Owner History 1

And so forth, because Confluence doesn't like pages with the same name within the same space (and fair enough, too).

My question is this - can I somehow pass a variable 'down the line' to these pages? The create-page macro allows me to prefix and postfix %parenttitle% for example, but unfortunately it seems that create-child doesn't... unless I'm not using it correctly. Ideally I'd like to be able to do something like this:

Ford Focus

  • Focus Service History
  • Focus Specs
  • Focus Owner History

Anyone tried something similar?

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