Getting hierarchyPath to work

Jim Byrne
Fri, 05 Oct 2001 16:45:52 +0100


I am using David Baylys 'breadcrumbs' macro along along with the
homePageLink() macro to get the Yahoo affect.

Have a look at to see
if that's what you are after.

Here is the code I have in my template:

<P align="left"><strong>You are here:</strong> {homePageLink ("Home")} |

Download a root with all of David's useful scripts from here: Scroll to the bottom of the page and
download the 'public domain guest database'.

I have also used the hierarchyPaths macro without any problems - for what
it's worth. Do you have the syntax correct:


on 5/10/01 3:04 pm, Bob Kemp at wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm trying to persuade the hierarchyPath macro to work with my site
> structure to give a breadcrumbs feature a la Yahoo. I've changed
> #hierarchy.prefs.flHierarchyPath
> to true, and I've built a site structure in Prefs: Advanced.
> I tried putting the macro into the template, it didn't work, so I searched
> the Userland site and found something from Ken Dow to the effect that the
> macro has to be pasted into each page
> ($1478#1483). Tried
> that, and it didn't work.
> Any pointers as to where I might be going wrong? The macro appears to be
> legal. I thought I might have screwed up the site structure syntax, but I'm
> not even getting the "" that would indicate the macro is working but is on
> a page that isn't yet included in the site structure.
> Thanks in anticipation,
> Bob

Jim Byrne Project Director, The Making Connections Unit, Glasgow Caledonian
University, Glasgow G4 OBA, 0141 331 3893

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