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From Jason Pettiss <jason.pett...@TheCatalis.com>
Subject Re: set a value in a macro
Date Wed, 24 Aug 2005 21:34:02 GMT
I'm not sure about the performance impact of this, but I just create a 
template which has my common variables for a particular area of my app 
and #parse it from wherever I need it. 

--jason

Robert Koberg wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Say I have a VM_global_library.vm that has a macro like:
>
> #macro (roleList)
>
>   #set ($roles = ["foo", "bar"])
>
> #end
>
> Should I be able to do the following in a template:
>
> #roleList
> #foreach ($role in $roles)
>   ...
> #end
>
>
> OR, how would you globally set a variable that is only needed in a few 
> different templates? In other words, I was hoping to instantiate the 
> $roles variable only when needed?
>
> Any  ideas?
>
> best,
> -Rob
>
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