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Chapter 6. Templating Navigation Systems > Using Template Expressions

Using Template Expressions

Dreamweaver MX introduced several extremely powerful template features, including optional regions, repeating regions, and nested templates. Although more obscure than these high-profile options, the new template expressions feature offers a great deal of flexibility and power. You can even use template expressions as the base for a linear navigation system, as you’ll see in this section.

In essence, a template expression is a variable or parameter established in the template that can be set independently in each template-derived document or instance. There are several types of template parameters: boolean (true/false), text, number, color, or URL. When entered into the template, the TemplateParam tag is used:


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