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Refreshing the Current Node

by Tanalis (Curate)
on Jul 20, 2005 at 08:52 UTC ( #476426=monkdiscuss: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

I don't know if this has been said/asked already .. apologies if so, my Super Search didn't turn it up.

A long time ago, I remember there being a number of discussions about mechanisms for refreshing the current node after, say, a form post.

I've recently found that it's possible to create a link in the Free Nodelet that allows you to do this:

[`id`|Refresh Node]
I'm interested to know why this works.. using `id` like this doesn't strike me as at all obvious. I presume it's something to do with the templating of the site? Are there any other of these "variables" available?

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Re: Refreshing the Current Node
by Corion (Pope) on Jul 20, 2005 at 08:59 UTC

    Read the gods own words on how the templating system for the Free Nodelet works.

Re: Refreshing the Current Node
by jdporter (Canon) on Jul 20, 2005 at 13:18 UTC

    That's cool, but not necessary. At the top of all normal nodes, just under the title, is a line that includes a link to the current node. For example, at the top of your post, you should see (among other things)

    #476426=monkdiscuss
    It really couldn't be any more convenient.

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