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Re: Problem generating web pages - variable substitution not working

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  • wuhu_software
    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
    Message 1 of 4 , May 3, 2013
      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 wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.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.
      > Joel
      > 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 wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "Joel Rosenzweig" <joel@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > 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
      > >
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