Auction editing page display

This is the template for the "new auction" and "edit" page, the $task smarty variable contains the current task (newauction or editauction)

Variable Description
$old_idOnly required when republishing, it is the former id of the republished auction
$auctionThe variable for auction details with multiple properties, $auction properties
$optionThe current option
$Itemid The menu Itemid, one of the variables always called by the auction system based on which Joomla displays modules in menus and generates permissions