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Hi Regesh,

Do you have the latest version of ProcessWire ? Did you try to install a previous version ?

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Thanks. As i wrote on github, i started project with v1 of this plugin. So there is no time to check. After i'll finish, i'll test. Thanks again.

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Hi there.

Not sure if my problem is specific to the twig engine or to this factory module.

If I enable automatic rendering, I have no issues, however if I turn it off (and call the render function as follows), I can't use any '%' character in the template or in Processwire fields.

The render function is called like this:

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$factory = $modules->get('TemplateEngineFactory');

printf($factory->render($page->template->name, $twigVars));

 

$twigVars is just an array I'm passing it (and tested working fine).

I have tried using Twig with raw php (no processwire) and the templates render fine (obviously without ProcessWire functionality), so I believe the $factory->render function may be trying to interpret the '%' character in some way.

The % character is fine to use within twig tags (including using {% and %}), but anywhere else the method just returns null.

I tried replacing these lines with calls to twig directly, which rendered the template fine, however it is unfortunately not a workaround for me as my templates are making calls to other page render functions (this is why I can't use auto render) and those are not getting the php template files called correctly as twig obviously doesn't know about this.

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Never mind, I refactored the site to be able to use the auto-render function and it solves the issue.

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Hey @Wanze. I am wondering if I could request an additional empty "config" array in the render method. This would let TemplateEngine modules do some more logic their end, eg override module config settings.

The reason for this is for whatever reason I seem to find myself wanting to render template partials without worrying about or needing the global data object (just explicitly pass params), however I would also like the global data object populated generally. Eg...

<?php $factory->render('partial', ['foo' => 'bar'], ["global_data" => false] ));

 

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In reply to the my post above, disabling automatic rendering in the Factory lets me render pages / templates however I want. Much more flexible imo, and solves my issue.

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