Deprecated: this webpage is preserved for archival purposes. Please consider visiting the new Reo webpage.

CamelCase

New words created by smashing together capitalized words.

Camel Case is the original wiki convention for creating hyperlinks, with the additional requirement that the capitals are followed by a lower-case letter; hence “AlabamA” and “ABc” will not be links.

Customizing the Wiki behavior

Some people dislike linking by Camel Case. While Trac remains faithful to the original Wiki style, it provides a number of ways to accomodate users with different preferences:

  • There's an option (ignore_missing_pages in the [wiki] section of Trac Ini) to simply ignore links to missing pages when the link is written using the Camel Case style, instead of that word being replaced by a gray link followed by a question mark.
    That can be useful when Camel Case style is used to name code artifacts like class names and there's no corresponding page for them.
  • There's an option (split_page_names in the [wiki] section of Trac Ini) to automatically insert space characters between the words of a Camel Case link when rendering the link.
  • Creation of explicit Wiki links is also easy, see Wiki Page Names for details.
  • In addition, Wiki formatting can be disabled completely in some places (e.g. when rendering commit log messages). See wiki_format_messages in the [changeset] section of Trac Ini.

See Trac Ini for more information on the available options.

More information on CamelCase


See also: Wiki Page Names, Wiki New Page, Wiki Formatting, Trac Wiki