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RH 2017: Can I define a variable for use in the Output Folder path for both parent and child SSLs?

Enthusiast ,
Jun 22, 2022 Jun 22, 2022

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In our Responsive HTML5 output, I have a "version" number that I'd like to define as a variable and use it in an output folder's path here:

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This is my parent project in a large merged help project.

My child projects already use a version number that I have to udpate for each child project:

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Currently, we have about sixteen child projects and each new development cycle (every few months) I have to always update this variable value in each one. Because it's a manual process, we sometimes forget one or two.

 

Is there a way to define this in one place for all my parent/child projects and have all the SSLs use that single variable value?

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Jun 22, 2022 Jun 22, 2022

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I don't believe it's possible to use a variable in the title or output path in the SSL. I'm fairly sure this has not changed in New UI either.

 

You can request features and report issues here: https://tracker.adobe.com/
Post the item number in the discussion so people can easily vote if they want the same functionality.

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Enthusiast ,
Jun 23, 2022 Jun 23, 2022

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Thanks @Amebr. I've posted a feature request here:

https://tracker.adobe.com/#/view/RH-10830

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