Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of TracLinks


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    44[[PageOutline(2-5,Contents,pullout)]]
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    6 TracLinks are a fundamental feature of Trac, because they allow easy hyperlinking between the various entities in the system — such as tickets, reports, changesets, Wiki pages, milestones, and source files — from anywhere where WikiFormatting is used.
     6TracLinks are a fundamental feature of Trac, allowing easy hyperlinking between the various entities in the system — such as tickets, reports, changesets, Wiki pages, milestones, and source files — from anywhere WikiFormatting is used.
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    88TracLinks are generally of the form '''type:id''' (where ''id'' represents the number, name or path of the item) though some frequently used kinds of items also have short-hand notations.
     
    3434          `diff:tags/trac-0.9.2/wiki-default//tags/trac-0.9.3/wiki-default`
    3535          or `diff:trunk/trac@3538//sandbox/vc-refactoring@3539`
    36  Files :: `source:trunk/COPYING`, `source:/trunk/COPYING@200` (at version 200), `source:/trunk/COPYING@200#L25` (at version 200, line 25)
     36 Files :: `source:trunk/COPYING`, `source:/trunk/COPYING@200` (at version 200), `source:/trunk/COPYING@200#L25` (at version 200, line 25), `source:/trunk/COPYING@200:27-30#L25` (at version 200, line 25, highlighting lines 27-30)
    3737}}}
    3838{{{#!td
     
    4949          diff:tags/trac-0.9.2/wiki-default//tags/trac-0.9.3/wiki-default
    5050          or diff:trunk/trac@3538//sandbox/vc-refactoring@3539
    51  Files :: source:trunk/COPYING, source:/trunk/COPYING@200 (at version 200), source:/trunk/COPYING@200#L25 (at version 200, line 25)
     51 Files :: source:trunk/COPYING, source:/trunk/COPYING@200 (at version 200), source:/trunk/COPYING@200#L25 (at version 200, line 25) source:/trunk/COPYING@200:28-31#L25 (at version 200, line 25, highlighting lines 28-31)
    5252}}}
    5353
     
    261261
    262262The link syntax for attachments is as follows:
    263  * !attachment:the_file.txt creates a link to the attachment the_file.txt of the current object
     263 * !attachment:the_file.txt creates a link to the attachment the_file.txt of the current page
    264264 * !attachment:the_file.txt:wiki:MyPage creates a link to the attachment the_file.txt of the !MyPage wiki page
    265265 * !attachment:the_file.txt:ticket:753 creates a link to the attachment the_file.txt of the ticket 753
     
    269269If you'd like to create a direct link to the content of the attached file instead of a link to the attachment page, simply use `raw-attachment:` instead of `attachment:`.
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    271 This can be useful for pointing directly to an HTML document, for example. Note that for this use case, you'd have to allow the web browser to render the content by setting `[attachment] render_unsafe_content = yes` (see TracIni#attachment-section). Caveat: only do that in environments for which you're 100% confident you can trust the people who are able to attach files, as otherwise this would open up your site to [wikipedia:Cross-site_scripting cross-site scripting] attacks.
     271This can be useful for pointing directly to an HTML document, for example. Note that for this use case, you'd have to allow the web browser to render the content by setting [[TracIni#attachment-render_unsafe_content-option|"[attachment] render_unsafe_content"]] = `enabled`. Caveat: only do that in environments for which you're 100% confident you can trust the people who are able to attach files, as this opens up your site to [wikipedia:Cross-site_scripting cross-site scripting] attacks.
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    273273See also [#export:links].
     
    294294=== search: links
    295295
    296 See TracSearch#SearchLinks
     296See TracSearch#SearchTracLinks
    297297
    298298=== ticket: links
     
    322322See WikiPageNames and [#QuotingspaceinTracLinks quoting space in TracLinks] above. It is possible to create a link to a specific page revision using the syntax WikiStart@1.
    323323
    324 === Version Control related links
    325 
    326 It should be noted that multiple repository support works by creating a kind of virtual namespace for versioned files in which the toplevel folders correspond to the repository names. Therefore, in presence of multiple repositories, a ''/path'' specification in the syntax of links detailed below should start with the name of the repository. If omitted, the default repository is used. In case a toplevel folder of the default repository has the same name as a repository, the latter "wins". One can always access such folder by fully qualifying it. The default repository can be an alias of a named repository, or conversely, it is always possible to create an alias for the default repository, ask your Trac administrator.
     324=== Version Control system links
     325
     326It should be noted that multiple repository support works by creating a kind of virtual namespace for versioned files in which the toplevel folders correspond to the repository names. Therefore, in presence of multiple repositories, a ''/path'' specification in the syntax of links detailed below should start with the name of the repository. If omitted, the default repository is used. In case a toplevel folder of the default repository has the same name as a repository, the link directs to the latter. One can always access such folder by fully qualifying it. The default repository can be an alias of a named repository, or conversely, there may be one or more aliases for the default repository, ask your Trac administrator.
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    328328For example, `source:/trunk/COPYING` targets the path `/trunk/COPYING` in the default repository, whereas `source:/projectA/trunk/COPYING` targets the path `/trunk/COPYING` in the repository named `projectA`. This can be the same file if `'projectA'` is an alias to the default repository or if `''` (the default repository) is an alias to `'projectA'`.
     
    358358 * `export:/some/file@named-branch` - get latest revision of the specified file in `named-branch` (DVCS such as Git or Mercurial).
    359359
    360 This can be very useful for displaying XML or HTML documentation with correct stylesheets and images, in case that has been checked in into the repository. Note that for this use case, you'd have to allow the web browser to render the content by setting `[browser] render_unsafe_content = yes` (see TracIni#browser-section), otherwise Trac will force the files to be downloaded as attachments for security concerns.
     360This can be very useful for displaying XML or HTML documentation with correct stylesheets and images, in case that has been checked in into the repository. Note that for this use case, you'd have to allow the web browser to render the content by setting [[TracIni#browser-render_unsafe_content-option|"[browser] render_unsafe_content"]] = `enabled`, otherwise Trac will force the files to be downloaded as attachments for security concerns.
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    362362If the path is to a directory in the repository instead of a specific file, the source browser will be used to display the directory (identical to the result of `source:/some/dir`).