[Typo3] Shortcut and "show content from page" - differences?

tapio tapio.markula at dnainternet.net
Fri Jul 1 19:18:42 CEST 2005

media.res | alex widschwendter wrote:
> hi michael,
>> I just used the field      "Show content from this page instead" in 
>> the advanced page type, and I do not understand how this differs from 
>> a regular shortcut page type, especially since the behaviour is the 
>> same if the target is hidden/deleted. In this cases, a "rootline 
>> broken"-error is thrown, although I'd expect a 404 for a shortcut type 
>> and an empty page for the "show content from page" case.
>> Can anybody give me some hints or pointers to where this is documented?
> sofar i understand it a shortcut page 'redirects' you to the shortcut. 
> eg. you leave the current place in your pagetree and and menus submenus 
> are shown as you would have selected the page you where redirected too.
> if you choose 'show content from page' you *stay* at the selected page.
> hth alex

That's why ACT and CUR works with  'show content from page'
but not with shorcuts - or has this changed after 3.7.0?

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