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XF 1.3 How do you reuse or include templates?

Discussion in 'Styling and Customization Questions' started by Razasharp, Feb 10, 2014.

  1. Razasharp

    Razasharp Well-Known Member

    Or the content within them?

    I want to copy the prefix selector from the new thread template, and display it inside the page container template (to show above each forum that has prefixes - so they can be selected easily)

    The code responsible seems to be this:

    		<xen:include template="title_prefix_edit">
    			<xen:set var="$selectedPrefix">{$prefixId}</xen:set>
    			<xen:set var="$idSuffix">thread_create</xen:set>
    Any ideas on how best to achieve this, or tips on dipping into the XF library generally?
  2. Steve F

    Steve F Well-Known Member

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  3. Razasharp

    Razasharp Well-Known Member

    Thanks Steve, I saw that but it's not quite what I need - I have too many prefixes for them to show as tabs, and I also don't need the amount per prefix.

    I've got a simple drop down working, but I would prefer to use the XF one as it's much nicer :)
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  4. Razasharp

    Razasharp Well-Known Member

    Anyone have any info on this please?

    According to the help docs, it should work: http://xenforo.com/help/html-templates/

    <xen:include template="template_name" />
  5. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    If the template you are including requires data, you will need to make sure the data is available to it when you attempt to call it.
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  6. Razasharp

    Razasharp Well-Known Member

    Thanks Jeremy.

    Does the data have to be specifically available to the template? (If so how can I go about doing that?)

    I put the code in my first post, in the Page Container template, so was expecting two drop downs for categories to appear on the new thread page - but only the usual one does.

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