Re: Problem generating web pages - variable substitution not working
- It might have created whatever you put in the edit box, probably in the "current working directory" on your machine. If there was a permissions problem errors should have been written to the log.
The examples should probably use C:\Temp\Currdat.LST
--- In email@example.com, Joel Rosenzweig <joel@...> wrote:
> Perfect. That did the trick. Thank you.
> Perhaps edit that portion of the docs, and/or in the readme.txt with the
> templates archive to tell folks to provide a path and file name for this
> currdat.lst so that it is created. It was not at all clear that I needed to
> tell WUHU where to write this file because the docs don't say to do this. I
> expected that WUHU would write whatever file it needs wherever it needs to
> write it, presumably in its application path, once the boxes are checked to
> create it. No error in the log is generated that says "can't output
> currdat.lst, no path provided".
> Thanks for responding so quickly. It's working now like it should.
> Sent from my iPhone
> On May 3, 2013, at 6:04 AM, wuhu_software <wuhu_software@...> wrote:
> 1) Yes.
> 2 & 3) You can enter the path to the file, like C:\Temp\currdat.lst in the
> edit box. If the file is not created, the tags will not be replaced. Make
> sure you have the extended data check box checked.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Joel Rosenzweig" <joel@>
> > I'm a new WUHU user and just installed the latest version on Windows 7.
> I've followed all of the steps outlined in the tutorial that show how to
> enable web page creation. The web pages are created on a 5 minute interval,
> but, the html files are not being generated properly. The variables in the
> templates are not being replaced with their values. Instead, the web pages
> that are generated show the variable names themselves. Can anyone explain
> how to fix this?
> > Also, the tutorial explains that I need to enable the generation of the
> file Currdat.lst. I've checked the boxes to enable that and the ini file
> settings, but I see no evidence that this file is being created anywhere on
> the file system. So I have a few questions about this:
> > 1) What does this file have to do with web page creation? Perhaps the
> data used to populate the html pages is stored in this file and then
> consumed by the web page creation routines to generate the html? Maybe?
> > 2) If this Currdat.lst is required, what else needs to be done to enable
> it other than checking the boxes and editing the .ini file as it says to do
> in the tutorial?
> > 3) Where in the file system does the Currdat.lst file go?
> > Thanks for any help.
> > Joel