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From "Nathan Bubna" <nbu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Dynamically adding macros?
Date Fri, 20 Jun 2008 15:10:09 GMT
On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 6:31 AM, Tiho Lupak <tlupak@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Is it possible to dynamically add new macros to a running Velocity instance ?
> Or at least new macro names to an existing one?

Yes to both questions.  You just need to adjust your settings.  See
the "Velocimacro" section here:

http://velocity.apache.org/engine/releases/velocity-1.5/developer-guide.html#velocity_configuration_keys_and_values

> Right now there's a static macro in macros.vm that does something like this:
> ----------
> #macro( writeList $list)
>    #foreach($item in $list)
>        $item
>    #end
> #end
> ----------
>
> In HTML pages (from the VelocityServlet), users write something like:
> ---------
> .....
> #writeList($my_list_one)
> .....
> #writeList($our_list_two)
> ......
> ---------
>
> The HTML pages are however user written code, and the above syntax is always subject
to errors.
> A proposed change from the users would be to allow to have instead pages like:
> ----------
> .....
> #my_list_one
> .....
> #our_list_two
> .....
> ----------
> but "my_list_one" and "our_list_two" are known only at runtime.
>
> Is this possible with Velocity at all?
>
> Thank you very much,
> Tilo.
>
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