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I have just discovered the Populate Template Placeholders script by curtclifton.net

I have installed, but when I run it, the placeholders are left untouched - ie it just duplicates the project and all the data I just entered is not seen anywhere.

Anyone know why this might be happening?
 
Sounds like you've got the note entry correct, as it is prompting you for placeholder values, but perhaps you didn't get the placeholders correct in the body of the template. It's not a bad idea to build the template project by copying and pasting the placeholders from the line in the notes field, as even slight changes will cause the script to believe the placeholder is just text to be copied, not a placeholder. A leading or trailing space between the makes it not match, for example.
 
Curt's script is good and I've used it for quite a while, but I've recently started using this script for templates, which I've found to be an evolutionary improvement on Curt's script:

http://pxldot.com/projects

Might be worth giving it a try.
 
 


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