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Supported template types

Overview

This article outlines the various template types within MindTouch TCS and MindTouch 4. Templates are classified based on their functional purpose and how customizations are supported for each type.

Supported templates

Template Type

Details

Supported?

Content

Content templates are intended for reusing page formatting through standard editor functions. While it is possible to add DekiScript to content templates, support for DekiScript is available starting at Level 2.
 
  • New Blank Templates
  • Adding content including text, images, inline comments, and bulleted lists
  • Global Variables
  • No DekiScript or JavaScript

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Level 1

Branding

Branding templates are used for targeting sections of the skin to apply customizations including styling and custom objects. 
 
  • Site Header/Footer
  • PDF Header/Footer
  • Login Page
  • F1 Prepend & Append

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Level 2

New Page New Page templates are those templates which appear in the New Page gallery when creating pages. While it is possible to edit the template details for custom templates, details for the following New Page templates are overwritten with each weekly MindTouch update.

 

  • Template:MindTouch/IDF2/Pages/How-To_Page
  • Template:MindTouch/IDF2/Pages/Knowledge_Base_Page
  • Template:MindTouch/IDF2/Pages/Product_Guide/Knowledge_Base
  • Template:MindTouch/IDF2/Pages/Product_Guide/User_Guide
  • Template:MindTouch/IDF2/Pages/Reference_Page
  • Template:MindTouch/IDF2/Pages/Topic_Page
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Not Supported

Functional

Functional templates are system required templates utilized for IDF, LightSpeed framework, F1, various integrations and the main engine that drives MindTouch TCS and MindTouch 4. Customizations for these templates are not supported, and may be overwritten by regular release updates.
 
  • Templates Controlled by MindTouch
  • Copied Functional Templates

 

All functional templates exist under /Template:MindTouch. Customizing or modifying Functional Templates is not supported.  Below is a list of the main sub-sections:

  • Template:MindTouch/Controls/
  • Template:MindTouch/Functions/
  • Template:MindTouch/IDF/
  • Template:MindTouch/IDF2/
  • Template:MindTouch/OOBE/
  • Template:MindTouch/Pages/
  • Template:MindTouch/Reports/
  • Template:MindTouch/SFDC/
  • Template:MindTouch/Views/

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Not Supported

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