[More topic actions]link (normally located in an action toolbar at the top or bottom of page) on the topic to be changed. Then, in the new screen, click
[Rename or move topic...]or
[Delete topic...]. You can now rename and/or move in one operation:
You'll be warned if any of the topics to be affected are locked (being edited), or if there is a name conflict.
[Rename]: the topic will be renamed and links to the topic updated as requested.
There is a Put back feature that allows you to undo a
rename/move/deleteaction - an instruction line and an undo link will appear under the
[Rename or move topic]section of the
[More topic actions]page. This allows you to revert from the last modification only.
[More actions]link (normally located in an action toolbar at the top or bottom of page) on the topic to be changed. Then, in the new screen, click
[Delete topic...]. That will bring up the "rename" form prepopulated with the
Trashweb and a suitable topic name.
[Delete]: the topic will be renamed and moved to the
Trashweb as requested.
[More actions]link (normally located in an action toolbar at the top or bottom of page) on the topic to be changed.
[Copy topic]button. You will be directed to an edit page for the newly-created topic. You can save the new copy immediately, or make some changes and then save it.
Trashweb - they are NOT physically erased from the server. All webs share the same
Trash- in case of a name conflict with a topic already existing in the
Trashweb, the user is alerted and asked to choose a new name. The
Trashweb should be be cleared periodically, by archiving (saving) the text and RCS files if required (recommended), then deleting them from the
This can only be done from on the server, not through the browser. Be sure to recreate the empty TrashAttachments after you remove it. Since simple FTP access to the
Trashdirectory is all that is required for maintenance, it is possible to grant
Trashadmin privileges to multiple users, while strictly limiting server access.
The default "new topic" screen tells the user when a topic being created used to exist, but was moved. So if anyone follows a link to a moved topic, they will be able to click through to the new name.
<verbatim>are honoured - no changes are made to text within these areas.
topic. Next, all webs (including the current one) are listed that match
web.topic. All webs will be searched during rename, even if
NOSEARCHALLis defined on a web, though access permissions will of course be honoured. Changed references are kept as short as possible, for example:
topicis used in preference to
RENAMEaccess to that topic. To alter referring topics, you need
CHANGEaccess. See AccessControl for information on setting up access permissions.
Ultimately, the size, objectives, and policies of your site, the real-world behavior of your user group, and most importantly, the initial Foswiki site management leadership, will determine the most effective implementation of this feature, and the success of the site overall.
searchcan show matches that will not be updated due to case differences. Other mismatches with actual rendered output are also possible as the approaches are so different.
The following shows some limitations of square bracket processing.
[[Old Topic]] => [[NewTopic][Old Topic]] [[old topic]] => [[NewTopic][old topic]] [[old t opic]] => not changed [[OldTopic]] => [[NewTopic]]
The previous version of this documented recommended copy/paste from the raw view of a prior version to revert. This is not recommended as it fails to revert changes to the topic metadata. Note howver that no method actually reverts attachments as they are stored separately from the topics.Foswiki's revision control saves all topic changes. To view earlier versions of a topic, click on the
Historylink in topic actions. If you would like to revert to an earlier version or reclaim part of an earlier version, just copy from the old topic revision to the current topic revision as follows:
Historyview, find the revision number you want to restore.
[More topic actions]page,
[Restore]. This action creates a new revision from the specified version.
cmd=delRevoption of the edit script to permanently remove the last revision of a topic.
topic.txt,vrcs file from the file system after removing the offending information from the topic.