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string.format() (MT4)

Replaces placeholders with values in a string.


Name Type Description
text str string with placeholders
values any (optional) values to insert into string


The following table shows argument combinations and their outcome.

text values Result
nil   nil
""   ""
"Hi $0!" [ "Bob", "Charles" ] "Hi Bob!"
"Hi $first!" { first: "Bob", second: "Charles" } "Hi Bob!"


Support plans
Review the type of support your MindTouch support plan covers and what to expect from our support agents.
This document reviews terminology that is used within MindTouch that is unique to it.
What version of MindTouch am I using?
MindTouch has had five major releases over the years. Not sure which you are using? The table below and subsequent sections are your go-to source to ensure you are taking advantage of the right support and documentation. Note that early versions of MindTouch are deprecated and are no longer supported. This article identifies some key differences among the MindTouch major releases.
Manage users (MT4)
Learn how to manage your site's users with the MindTouch control panel, including creating, deactivating and editing users. You may also want to review our documentation on understanding user types in MindTouch. This guide is most useful for Administrators and Site Owners.
Authenticate via SSO (MT4)
Provide your users with a seamless MindTouch authentication experience via single sign-on (SSO).
Implement SAML SSO (MT4)
SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) is an XML- and HTTP-based secure, industry-standard way to perform single sign-on (SSO) between online applications. MindTouch supports SAML out of the box which is the preferred way to integrate SSO for your users.
Implement SSO with the API (MT4)
This article describes the methods of enabling single sign-on between MindTouch and another authentication system.
Integrate with your CRM (MT4)
Take advantage of all that MindTouch has to offer by integrating with your CRM.
CRM integration points (MT4)
Give the power of MindTouch to your sales, support and marketing teams.  GeniusLink provides easy-to-use instructions to add MindTouch to your CRM and ticketing system.
MindTouch integration points (MT4)
Give your customers, prospects and partners an interface to file tickets and suggest articles from MindTouch.
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Enhance with APIs (MT4)
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Getting Started
Whether you're responsible for launching your MindTouch project, adding knowledge to your MindTouch site, or supporting and administering your MindTouch users, it important that you have the right information for the job. Our getting started guides are built to get you up to speed with the basics and they're specifically targeted for typical use roles.
Getting Started with Self-Service Branding
Getting started with MindTouch branding can sometimes be a little complicated.  There are numerous custom regions and limitless ways to approach your design.  There are also a few skills that you will need to have to customize the look and feel of your MindTouch site.  To help ease your branding efforts, we have documented a branding starter kit that includes examples, recommendations, and, most importantly, immediate results.
Configuring Search Recommendations
Learn how to configure Search Recommendations within the MindTouch Control Panel to enhance your search experience. This video is 3:55 in length, was created on 7/12/2014, and is most useful for site owners.
Control Panel Part I: Users & Groups
Understand how to utilize the Control Panel Dashboard, as well as manage users and groups throughout your MindTouch site. This video is 7:05 in length and most useful for Site Owners.
Control Panel Part II: Branding & Data Management
Understand how to apply basic branding within the Control Panel, as well as manage deleted pages and files. This video is 4:47 in length and most useful for Site Owners.
Control Panel Part III: System Settings
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Understand how to utilize templates within MindTouch. This video is 10:16 in length, was created on 7/8/2014, and is most useful for technical writers, subject matter experts, and site owners.
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Understand how to utilize reports within MindTouch to track the progress of your documentation community. This video is 5:58 in length, was published on 7/9/2014, and is most useful for Site Owners.
Understanding Site Privacy
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