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From: Dante Catalfamo <dante@lambda.cx>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Bug: Following a link to a #+NAME causes '(wrong-type-argument stringp nil)' [9.3 (release_9.3 @ /usr/share/emacs/28.0.50/lisp/org/)]
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 23:49:40 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <041b8c3f-7966-5d5b-6ac3-4b5792e8c800@lambda.cx> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <875z5xf7f7.fsf@secretsauce.net>

Isn't the #+NAME tag used to label things below it? I think that would 
explain why it doesn't work when there's nothing directly below it.

If you want to link to the heading, perhaps you should try something 
like [[* heading][link]]?

On 11/22/20 3:44 PM, Dima Kogan wrote:
> Hi. I'm using the org included with a recent build from emacs git. I
> have this tst.org:
> [[name][link]]
> * heading
> #+NAME: name
> text
> I open it with 'emacs -Q'. I move the point to the link at the top, and
> C-c C-o to follow the link. This doesn't work:
>    Debugger entered--Lisp error: (wrong-type-argument stringp nil)
>      string-match("[ \f\11\n\15\13]+" nil 0)
>      split-string(nil)
>      org-link-search("name" 3)
>      org-link-open((link (:type "fuzzy" :path "name" :format bracket :raw-link "name" :application nil :search-option nil :begin 1 :end 15 :contents-begin 9 :contents-end 13 :post-blank 0 :parent (paragraph (:begin 1 :end 17 :contents-begin 1 :contents-end 16 :post-blank 1 :post-affiliated 1 :parent nil)))) nil)
>      org-open-at-point(nil)
>      funcall-interactively(org-open-at-point nil)
> Apparently org doesn't like the empty line right after the #+NAME tag.
> Removing that empty line makes it work.
> Thanks!
> Emacs  : GNU Emacs 28.0.50 (build 1, x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.24.23, cairo version 1.16.0)
>   of 2020-09-29, unofficial emacs-snapshot build: http://emacs.secretsauce.net
> Package: Org mode version 9.3 (release_9.3 @ /usr/share/emacs/28.0.50/lisp/org/)

  reply	other threads:[~2020-11-27  4:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-22 20:44 Bug: Following a link to a #+NAME causes '(wrong-type-argument stringp nil)' [9.3 (release_9.3 @ /usr/share/emacs/28.0.50/lisp/org/)] Dima Kogan
2020-11-27  4:49 ` Dante Catalfamo [this message]
2020-12-01  5:14 ` Kyle Meyer
2020-12-01  5:19   ` Dima Kogan

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