I was trying to replicate the functionality in this old example: http://doc.silverstripe.org/old/recipes:ajax_basics (couldn't find a similar example in the new docs)
Page.php contains the following index method which will render Templates/Ajax.ss as expected.
public function index()
if($this->isAjax || $_GET['isAjax'] == '1')
The issue I'm having is that it seems that when using renderWith() the $Layout "special include" no longer behaves has it would when rendering templates normally. I even stripped it down so that $Layout was all that was left in Ajax.ss. As a result I can't seem to optionally wrap my Layout content for XHR delivery.
Any help in getting past this roadblock will be much appreciated. Thanks for your time and thoughts.