This guidance will help you to update the Page Tree Creator from version 4.

The big differences are:

  • (plus) Multiple template spaces, migrate your templates

  • (plus) Create dialogs instead of replacement forms

  • (plus) Simplified consecutive tags

  • (plus) Simplified general configuration

  • (plus) Improvement of tag descriptions and button macros

  • (warning) Tag format marker not supported anymore more...


New Features

Multiple Template Spaces

Add as many template spaces as desired

New Categories

Categories are used in template spaces to help organize the templates

New Create Dialog

Instead of a replacement form

Tag Description Macro

  • New field to select a separator for displaying multiple dropdown entries after instantiation.

  • New format "Regex" with a pattern field to match the tag

  • New textbox "Info"

PTC Button Macro

  • Renamed "Hide Select a new destination" to "Fixed Target"

  • Renamed "Show Page Selection" to "Page Selection"

  • New checkbox "Resolve Page Titles" to forbid duplicate page titles


Changes

Migrate Templates

Templates have to be located in a template space (Migrate your templates)

Consecutive Tags

Simplified functionality to only counting up after each instantiation

e.g. 001 → 002 → 003...

General Configuration

  • Simplified General PTC Configuration

  • New second configuration: "Template Spaces"

  • Don't forget to check if your configuration are still correct after the update

Migrate your templates

Migrate global template to template space

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Migrate space scoped template to template space

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  1. Create a new template space (How to create a Template Space)

  2. Set up some categories if needed (How to create a new Category)

  3. Got to your old template space and move every template individually (How to create a new template from an old one)

    1. Move global templates

    2. Move templates for space

  4. Migrate tag formats

    1. Remove the tag format marker: __%uUser__ →  __User__

    2. Add a tag description macro for tag __User__ with format "User"

    3. Remove the cascade tags: ____cascade____ → __cascade__


General Configuration

Version 4

Version 5

Alternative

Tag Markers

(tick)


Tag Format Marker

(error)

Use the PTC tag description macro to give a tag a special format

Page prefix

(error)

Suffix instead of prefix, when duplicate page title

e.g. "page title" → "page title (1)"

Template Sticker

(tick)


Hide Tag Markers

(error)

Tag markers are always hidden in the replace dialog

Use Comala Workflow

(tick)


Show PTC logo and description

(error)

No more PTC logo or description in the dialog

Show context menu

(tick)

Renamed to Show Copy Page Tree

Icon in context menu

(tick)

Renamed to Show Icons in Page Tools

Confluence Create Dialog

(error)

Each template can be configured to be shown in the Create dialog individually

Use Template Space

(error)

Templates have to be in a template space

Template Space Key

(warning)

Second PTC configuration: Template Spaces

Multiple template spaces are now possible

Template Groups

(error)

User with Create Page Permission on a template space can create new
Templates

Permitted Spaces

(error)

Not supported anymore, replaced with concept of multiple template spaces

Special Users

(error)

Not supported anymore, replaced with concept of multiple template spaces

Special Groups

(error)

Not supported anymore, replaced with concept of multiple template spaces


Deprecated Functionality

Tag Format Marker

__%uUser__ is not supported anymore → Use the PTC tag description macro instead