You can use any delimiter you want. You just have to specify them in the
CGIDEV2 functions (how to start and how to end).
GetHTMLIFS('/home/Dir1/Dir2/YourHtml.html': '<!--$': '$-->': '<!--%':
CGIDEV2 uses per default /$ for sections and /%variable%/ for variables.
If you use <!--$ and $--> and/or <!--% and %-->, the placeholders
(<--%variablename%-->) are interpreted as comments. That means if you forget
to replace one of the place holders, no value is displayed.
If you use any other delimiter (for example /%variablename%/) and you forget
to replace one the placeholders, the placeholder (/%variablename%/) is
I assume that's why Paul proposed to use comment delimiters.
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From: RPG400-L <rpg400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of DAVID
Sent: Donnerstag, 14. März 2019 20:51
Subject: CGIDEV2 HTML directives
Hi All, I am doing a lot of reading while dipping my toes into the CGIDEV2
ocean. One of the things I found to read was an article in System iNews
from April 2008. (yes i still have those magazines laying around.) In the
article RPG to the WEB: the CGIDEV2 way by one of our favorite people, Paul
Tuohy he says. " ...with the addition of CGIDEV2 directives to identify
sections (delimited by <!-- $ and $ -->) and variable names (delimited by
<!-- % and % -->)
I have been trying to find a list of all CGIDEV2 directives. If there are
more, can someone please point me at them?
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