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 6th November 2014 at 5:34pm


The action-deletetiddler widget is an action widget that deletes tiddlers. ActionWidgets are used within triggering widgets such as the ButtonWidget.

There are several differences compared to the WidgetMessage: tm-delete-tiddler:

  • The user is not prompted to confirm the deletion
  • No automatic updating of the story list
  • No special handling of draft tiddlers

Content and Attributes

The action-deletetiddler widget is invisible. Any content within it is ignored.

$tiddlerOptional title of the tiddler to be deleted
$filterOptional filter identifying tiddlers to be deleted


Here is an example of a button that deletes the tiddler HelloThere:

<$action-deletetiddler $tiddler="HelloThere"/>
Delete "~HelloThere"

That renders as:

Here is an example of a button that deletes all tiddlers tagged TableOfContents:

<$action-deletetiddler $filter="[tag[TableOfContents]]"/>
Delete tiddlers tagged "~TableOfContents"

That renders as: