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From David Crossley <>
Subject resolving mechanism for *.fv files (Was: Views)
Date Mon, 05 Dec 2005 22:34:38 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Diwaker Gupta wrote:
> >Paul Bolger wrote:
> >
> >>[views: .fv files] Is there a way to specify one .fv file for multiple
> >>input files, or does every page need an individual file?
> >
> >Yes. If you search through the archives, you'll find several emails from 
> >Thorsten covering the resolving mechanism. I believe its something like 
> >this (this is not authoritative, but indicative):
> >
> >o for pagename.html, first check if pagename.fv exists
> if not, look for one in the directory of the source file with the same 
> name as the default *.fv (as defined in
> if not, look for themename.fv in the PROJECT_HOME/resources/themes directory
> >o if not, look for themename.fv in the resources/themes directory
> (in the themer plugin)
> >o if not, use default.fv that ships with Forrest.

Someone should document that.


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