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Variables loaded from config files

Variables that are loaded from the config files are referenced by enclosing them within #hash_marks#, or with the smarty variable $smarty.config. The later syntax is useful for embedding into quoted attribute values, or accessing variable values such as $smarty.config.$foo.

Example 27. config variables

Example config file - foo.conf:


pageTitle = "This is mine"
bodyBgColor = '#eeeeee'
tableBorderSize = 3
tableBgColor = "#bbbbbb"
rowBgColor = "#cccccc"

    

A template demonstrating the #hash# method:


{config_load file='foo.conf'}
<html>
<title>{#pageTitle#}</title>
<body bgcolor="{#bodyBgColor#}">
<table border="{#tableBorderSize#}" bgcolor="{#tableBgColor#}">
<tr bgcolor="{#rowBgColor#}">
    <td>First</td>
    <td>Last</td>
    <td>Address</td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

    

A template demonstrating the $smarty.config method:


{config_load file='foo.conf'}
<html>
<title>{$smarty.config.pageTitle}</title>
<body bgcolor="{$smarty.config.bodyBgColor}">
<table border="{$smarty.config.tableBorderSize}" bgcolor="{$smarty.config.tableBgColor}">
<tr bgcolor="{$smarty.config.rowBgColor}">
    <td>First</td>
    <td>Last</td>
    <td>Address</td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

    

Both examples would output:


<html>
<title>This is mine</title>
<body bgcolor="#eeeeee">
<table border="3" bgcolor="#bbbbbb">
<tr bgcolor="#cccccc">
	<td>First</td>
	<td>Last</td>
	<td>Address</td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

    

Config file variables cannot be used until after they are loaded in from a config file. This procedure is explained later in this document under {config_load}.

See also variables and $smarty reserved variables

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