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access postsPerPage and page in "post" or "message" template

Discussion in 'XenForo Development Discussions' started by Kintaro, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. Kintaro

    Kintaro Well-Known Member

    Here it is a newbie question:

    I need to calculate inside message template the position of posts in relation to number of post per page and of course the page number.

    I need to do:
    position - (postPerPage*(page - 1))
    The question is:
    How can I access $thread.postsPerPage and $thread.page inside message template?
  2. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Posts per page is a global option and the values of global options are available... globally :p

    In a template, you can do:


    Bringing what you want to do together, this should work:

    {xen:calc '{$message.position} - ({$xenOptions.messagesPerPage} * ({$page} - 1))'}
    Note: I have assumed {$message} but it may depend on what template that is used in. If $message doesn't work, try $post.
    Kintaro likes this.

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