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unusedtitle Macro

27th April 2021 at 6:40pm

The unusedtitle macro returns an unused title. Optionally you can provide a base title to generate the new title.

It uses the same method as the create new tiddler button, a number is appended to the end of the base name.

Parameters

baseName
A string specifying the desired base name, defaulting to New Tiddler.
The default setting can be adjusted in the $:/ControlPanel : Info : Basics - tab.
separator
New in: 5.2.0 An optional string specifying the separator between baseName and the unique number. eg: separator:"-". Defaults to a space: " ". If you need an empty separator use the template!
template
New in: 5.2.0 A optional template string can be used to allow you maximum flexibility. If the template string is used, there will always be a counter value.

Template String

$basename$
This variable will be replaced by the content of the baseName parameter
$separator$
This variable will be replaced by the separator parameter
$count$
This variable will be createad automatically and is a counter starting with 0
$count:4$
This variable will be createad automatically and starts at 0000
:4 represents the number of digits

Examples