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

media.res | alex widschwendter a.widschwendter at mediares.at
Thu Jun 2 10:45:54 CEST 2005

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

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