[Moin-user] Braces within braces within braces...

Nir Soffer nirs at freeshell.org
Wed Nov 2 21:37:30 EST 2005

The best way is to put the code example on a sub page using this format:

	#format plain

	I'm a preformatted text

and include the example page in your main page:

	[[Include(preformated example)]]

Another way is to use attachments:


On 3 Nov, 2005, at 1:51, Brendan Boesen wrote:

> I've just started using MoinMoin for our internal development wiki.
> Please forgive me if the following is a stupid question (and I'm
> sort of hoping it is because then the solution to my problem will
> be an easy one! ;-)
> An issue that I've come across (and a minor one at that), is
> how triple-braces are handled _inside_ a code block or 'special' code
> block.  The perfect example is trying to document the use of special
> code blocks.  eg:
> {{{
> #!plain
> {{{
> #!rst
> This is some **emphasized** restructured text.
> }}}
> }}}
> Unless I format the second-last set of braces with a space between
> one of them, I get a weird result.
> (A similar problem occurs in code blocks on the same line but I
> now realise that can be avoided by escaping the whole block.
> eg: `{{{code}}}`)
> Incidentally, I tried to work around this by using the unicode
> equivalent for a brace but I couldn't seem to get unicode
> characters to work - the & kept getting replaced with ampersand
> replaced with ampersand-amp-semicolon.  Unfortunately, this
> would be the easiest way to solve my problem...
> I played around with the code a bit and found a way to solve the
> problem by counting braces.  Unfortunately, it behaves oddly
> when there's a mismatch between the number of opening and
> closing brace sets, so myabe that implies it's not really a good
> solution.
> Does anybody have any suggestions as to how I should handle this?

Best Regards,

Nir Soffer

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