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18th May 2015 at 7:06pm

A TextReference identifies a chunk of text from a tiddler that can be retrieved or modified depending on the context.

Text references are made up of several parts, most of which can be optional:

  • tiddlerTitle - the text field of the specified tiddler
  • tiddlerTitle!!field - a tiddler field (eg, modified, modifier, type etc)
  • !!field - a field of the current tiddler
  • tiddlerTitle##propertyIndex - extracts a named property from DataTiddlers

Text references can be used in several places: